After reader interest, the Suffolk County News filed a Freedom of Information request with the Suffolk County Board of Elections for results of the Nov. 5, 2019 election, specifically the results from voters in the 8th Suffolk County Legislative District within the Town of Islip.
The 8th District is almost entirely within the Town of Islip, with a small part located within Brookhaven Town. It includes Bayport-Blue Point, Holbrook, Holtsville, Sayville, West Sayville, Oakdale and parts of Ronkonkoma, Bohemia and Medford.
The results were as follows:
Supervisor and then-incumbent Angie Carpenter raked in just over 9,000 votes within the 8th District compared to her overall vote of over 30,000 votes, with 56.88 percent of the vote.
Democratic contender Thomas Murray received just over 6,800 votes compared to his over 23,100 townwide votes with just about 43 percent of the vote.
The 8th District casted about 16,300 votes in the race including voids and blanks.
Republican incumbents John Cochrane Jr. and Mary Kate Mullen drew over 9,300 and 8,900 votes in the district, respectively, compared to their 29,545 and 29,289 townwide votes.
Democratic contenders Jorge Guadron and Leigh-Ann Barde took in almost 6,000 and 6,200 district votes compared to their town votes.
There were about 32,000 district voters in the race including voids and blanks.
County Executive Steve Bellone took in just over 8,000 votes within the 8th Legislative District compared to his 29,606 countywide, while Republican candidate John Kennedy Jr. took in about 7,800 votes in the district compared to his countywide 24,175 number. Gregory Fischer, the third candidate on the ballot, had about 189 votes districtwide compared to his just over 570 countywide.
Over 16,000 8th Legislative District residents voted in the race including voids and blanks.