This section is meant to outline how Patrick R. McElhiney stands on various political issues, because he intends to run for elected office in the future, and for the purpose of public service. This section is mostly for the purpose of disseminating information about his beliefs, of which many people follow. Patrick is a political activist, and has worked through these issues on several political campaigns and through Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). Many of these positions would not be popular if he were not sharing them with other people, as they pertain to inside knowledge about how the government works, and also beliefs that have been developed in a niche for public service purposes. Most of Patrick's political beliefs have been the same all throughout his life, and it has been an honor to him to have people agree with him on the issues. His true intentions are to represent the public on these issues in the future, regardless of whether he is elected to public office or not.