In the 2011, fewer than 30 percent of registered voters cast ballots for Islip Town elected offices.
That begs the question, why are people not voting in local elections? Our new open blog, The Soapbox - Islip Gov't hopes to be the place where locals can debate these kinds of issues in town.
Sharing is easy.
Visit the The Soapbox - Islip Gov't blog here and click on the open text box under the heading to create a post.
Or, from the homepage, follow these steps:
Sign in to your Patch. (Click “Join” if you don’t have an account yet.)
Click the "Blogs" tab, near the top of the homepage and then locate the The Soapbox - Islip Gov't blog in the left-hand column. Click on it.
Click in the box that says, “Write a new post” and then click on “Article” at the top.
Give your post a headline, enter the body of the story and upload your photos.
Click “Post now.”