Rob Richie on the Air
May 23, 2008
Rob Richie on primary coverage

Fair - CounterSpin

Rob Richie explains that the way media have approached this primary contest has been pretty seriously misleading about the way our electoral process actually works.

April 15, 2008
Push On for Instant Runoff Voting in Sarasota County
WMNF Community Radio - Evening News

Rob Richie is the guest of WMNF Community Radio after Sarasota became the first city in Florida to approve an Instant Runoff Voting in November.

March 28, 2008
Our Election System is Seriously Broken.
KPFA Radio - Living Room

Rob Richie talks with William Poundstone, the author of "Gaming the Vote: Why Elections Aren't Fair (and What We can Do About It)" about what could be done to fix the election process.

March 10, 2008
Reactions Remain Mixed to Oregon Mail-In Voting.
National Public Radio - All Things Considered

Rob Richie discusses mail-in-voting in a conversation with Michelle Norris.

March 6, 2008
Open Primaries for DC?
WAMU radio - The Kojo Nnamdi Show

How do open and closed primaries affect outcomes of elections around the U.S? An exciting debate between Rob Richie and other constitutional law experts.

February 27, 2008
Third Party Candidates and Instant Runoff Voting
INN World Report

Rob Richie discusses the effects of IRV on third party candidates.

February 18, 2008
In Tight Democratic Race, Could Campaign Donations and Personal Views Influence Potentially Decisive Superdelegate Vote?
WBAI-FM Pacifica Radio - Democracy Now!

A dynamic interview about a hot topic: How the Superdelegate vote is getting more and more decisive in the democratic race.

January 31, 2008
Glen Ford on Obama-Clinton, Rob Richie on electoral process.
FAIR - CounterSpin

Rob Richie about important election process reforms in a "Democracy in action".

January 8, 2008
How Do Front-Loading the Primary Calendar and Record Campaign Spending Affect the 2008 Race?
WBAI-FM Pacifica Radio - Democracy Now!

Rob Richie is interviewed on frontloading of primaries: a glance at the primary calendar with the New Hampshire and Iowa contests only five days apart and on campaign financing.

January 7, 2008
How Presidential Nominations Work?
KPFK Pacifica Radio

From caucuses to primary elections, party conventions and electoral college, the American system of electing presidents is can be confusing. Rob Richie takes an in-depth look at the mechanics of elections and alternatives to them.

January, 2008
Primary Problems

The American Nominating Process is "out of control". Rob Richie is one of the several experts interviewed to find an alternative plan. Watch him talking about the "American Plan", the "Delaware Plan"  and a "National Primary," amongst other plans.

August 22, 2007
Americans Call for a Primary Makeover
National Public Radio - All Things Considered

Rob Richie discusses the American Plan to fix the primaries with Melissa Block.

August 14, 2007
Rob Richie on IRV
UFM Guatemala - New Media

Rob Richie explains the benefits of IRV on a student TV show.

June 14, 2007
Non-Partisan Election Reform

WAMU Radio - The Kojo Nnamdi Show

With the approaching primaries, Rob Richie explores how far election reform has come since the 2000 and 2004 elections and what more needs to be done.

July 19, 2006
Paying People to Vote
WAMU Radio - The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Is paying people to vote a brilliant strategy to encourage voter participation or a bad idea helping erode democracy? Rob Richie speaks about this issue after Arizona proposed a plan to pay one lucky voter one million dollars.

November 1, 2005
Taking Redistricting Away from Politicians
National Public Radio - Talk of the Nation

An explanation of upcoming redistricting reforms in California and Ohio. Why does it matter?

October 27, 2004
Electoral College
WAMU Radio - The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Rob Richie discusses Electoral College with a look at the different attempts to reform it.

November 4, 2002
History of Voting
WAMU Radio - The Diane Rehm Show

A glance at the American history of voting from the Founding Fathers to current debates over voting systems on the eve of Election Day.

April 10, 2002
Elected School Boards
WAMU Radio - The Kojo Nnamdi Show

A dynamic discussion on the election and role of school boards.

November 29, 2000
Do We Need Election Reform?
National Public Radio - Talk of the Nation

After the post-election confusion in Florida, Rob Richie explains why we need to change the election process.

August 19, 1997
Voting and Democracy
Democracy Now!

Rob Richie explains how strong is the correlation between the winning candidate’s party, and how that district voted in the presidential race, than the top campaign spender and the winner.