In the 2011, fewer than 25 percent of registered voters cast ballots to elect two people to the Smithtown Town Board.
That begs the question, why are people not voting in local elections? Our new open blog, The Soapbox - Smithtown Gov't hopes to be the place where locals can debate these kids of issues in town.
Sharing is easy.
Visit the The Soapbox - Smithtown 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 - Smithtown 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.”