Smithtown board member Robert Creighton switches parties, joins GOP ranks
It was a small step for Smithtown's town board member Robert Creighton. But it may well be the first sign of a possible sea change in town politics after 35 years with Supervisor Patrick Vecchio.
Without fanfare, Creighton filed papers earlier this month at the Suffolk County Board of Elections in Yaphank to change parties and join the Republican ranks.
The move clears the way for the...