Republicans currently hold all five seats on the board. Two of those seats are up for grabs in November.
Incumbents Steve Flotteron and Trish Bergin Weichbrodt are being challenged this year by Democrats Astrid Fidelia and George Hafele.
What's your take? Are you happy with the current state of the Islip Town Board or is change needed?
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