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The Town of Islip is one of ten towns in Suffolk County, located on the south shore of Long Island. The Islip Town Democratic Committee works to enrich the community and government through the hard work and dedication of volunteers and citizens of the Town of Islip.

One of the main responsibilities of the Islip Town Democratic Committee is to select the best candidates to run for public office and to provide support and assistance in the election process. ITDC also assists in the campaigns of Democratic candidates for local, state, and federal office.

Latest News

April 18, 2019
Joe Fritz

ISLIP TOWN—A lifelong Brentwood resident and East Islip-based attorney announced his candidacy for town clerk during the public portion of the Islip Town Board meeting on Tuesday.
Joseph Fritz, who is listed on the Democratic line, began by asking voters to “keep an open mind” in this year’s election. “[Residents] must look to what the town has done and what the candidates plan to do,” Fritz said, adding that voters must also trust their elected officials. “However, I believe that those who are now in public office may not be deserving of the voters’ trust.”| read more ››

March 20, 2019
Sam Gonzalez

Union leader Sam Gonzalez easily won a special election Tuesday night to fill the county legislature seat formerly held by new State Sen. Monica Martinez in the heavily Democratic Ninth District.

With all 36 districts reporting unofficial results, Gonzalez, of Brentwood, had 896 votes, or 77.24 percent. Maria Vidal, of North Bay Shore, tallied 239 votes, or nearly 20.6 percent. Conservative Anne Wiggins of Central Islip...| read more ››

January 9, 2019
Sam Gonzalez

The Suffolk Democratic executive committee is expected to name Samuel Gonzalez Thursday as the party's candidate in the March 19 special election for the county legislature seat left vacant by Democrat Monica Martinez's departure for the state Senate.

The nomination is expected to be finalized in a late afternoon conference phone call. Gonzalez was recommended by the party’s screening committee.

“He’s got extensive community roots and he is an experienced union leader, which will make him a perfect replacement for Monica,” said Richard Schaffer, Suffolk Democratic leader.| read more ››