Carpenter, 76, is running on the Republican, Conservative and Independence party lines. She is seeking her second four-year term as supervisor after being appointed in 2015.
- Carpenter pointed to her record of fiscal responsibility, including improving the town's bond rating to AAA, "which is the highest a municipality can have and gives a sense of stability for our finances."
- The biggest issue for Islip residents is "cost of living," she said. In the future, the town will prioritize infrastructure repairs including road paving.
- She hailed the success of the town's Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, including Frontier Airlines' recent expansion of service.