The mid-term elections are often seen as the voters’ report card for sitting presidents and their political parties. The volatility shown these past two years has many wondering what message will be sent to Washington. 

The Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), spent several years as head of the Office of Public Witness on Capitol Hill.  He offers his thoughts on what Presbyterians should look for when they go to the polls this month and the importance of integrity for this year’s elections.