It's true Barack Obama and Mitt Romney may be the front-runners, but there are nine other applicants for the Commander in Chief job.
"I didn't know we had that many people running for president," says Anthony Cotton.
And Eric Howard says "I wouldn't know nothing about them."
Blowing up the ballot is Libertarian Gary Johnson.
He says "15% voter support puts liberty front and center in the debates and in the headlines."
Green party representative Jill Stein joins Johnson.
"When the people do the governing not the lobbyists, then we'll have a government that we can trust," says Stein.
Others include Virgil Goode and Rocky Anderson.
"Things simply are not right, we don't have a level democracy," says Anderson.
Completing the candidate list Jack Fellure, Peta Lindsay, Jerry White, James Harris, and (Sheila) Samm Tittle.
"America is more important than politics," says Tittle.
Now you can't say you haven't heard of them. But for many the news that eleven people are on the ballot in Louisiana comes as a shock.
"I think a lot of people would be surprised. I'm definitely surprised," says Casee Adams.
"It surprises many people, first time voters, that there's a communist party of the United States," says political analyst and ULM professor John Sutherlin. He says many of the third party candidates aren't really aiming for victory, but rather revolt.
"Protesting the two party system, the status quo, whatever it is," says Sutherlin.
However third party candidates rarely garner notoriety or more importantly any electoral votes, aside from a few exceptions.
"Ralph Nader clearly is one, but Ralph Nader had a long history of consumer protections and advocacy for the environmental causes. Ross Perot, he in many ways cost the Republicans two elections," says Sutherlin.
But none of the third party possibilities are expected to impact the election this time around.
"There will be pockets of support across the country," says Sutherlin.
And opinions vary on whether the busting ballot is a benefit.
"We don't know what they're offering or what they could do for our country, so I think it's kinda bad that we don't know about them, because we should have more options, " says Bria Savage.
"It really should be down to two because this biggest parties are Republican and Democrat," says Eric Howard.
But Reginald Foster says "It doesn't matter the number, it just matters if we have the best person to get the job and get the job done."
Still political experts say there is one thing we can count on in this election.
"I can predict with certainty either a Republican or a Democrat will win on election day," says Sutherlin.