Elise Richmond brings her Midwestern sensibilities and her ‘Ole Miss’ Rebel passion to the KNEWS microphones with a conservative focus from a local perspective. From tax revolts to voter awareness, guest interviews to poignant commentary, The Elise Richmond Show is a rallying point for Republicans in the desert Palm Springs, CA area.
Elise Richmond brings her Midwestern sensibilities and her ‘Ole Miss’ Rebel passion to the microphones with a conservative focus from a local perspective. From tax revolts to voter awareness, guest interviews to poignant commentary, The Elise Richmond Show is a rallying point for Republicans in the Inland Empire of California.
Elise Richmond is a retired financial planner and a former English teacher in Illinois before moving to California in 1978. Elise just had to be a “California Girl”! In 2005, Elise moved from cooler northern California to the desert sun heated southern California – Palm Springs. A former Democrat, Elise re-registered Republican in 1992, joined the Republican Party and Lake County Republican Women Federated in 2000. Elise then became the President of the Palm Springs Republican Women serving in 2006 and 2007. Elise has also been a front-liner for expanding voter registration and served on the Riverside County Republican Women, Federated Board as first vice president. Elise was a strategic organizer of the 2007 National Republican Women’s Convention. Elise is a recipient of the 2010 Heritage Palms Congress of Republicans Grassroots Award Recipient for Republican volunteerism.
Elise Richmond has reinvented herself and has now added to her resume her own radio talk show,
“The Elise Richmond Show, Conservatively Speaking, of Course”, a Radio Talk Show on K-NEWS, broadcasting live on 970, 1140 or 1250 AM, and 94.3 FM here in Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley, Imperial County and the High Desert each and every Sunday Morning from 9AM to 11AM!
The Elise Richmond Show has enjoyed many nationally known popular guests, including: former Governor Mike Huckabee, Carly Fiorina, Meg Whitman, retired actress and activist Rhonda Fleming, Margaret O’Brien, authors John Dean and Dick Morris, rocker Ted Nugent, and Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack.
Last year, Elise added a third radio hour on KCAA in Loma Linda, broadcasting live on 1050 AM every Monday afternoon from 4 PM to 5 PM.
Born in Anna, Illinois, on August 31
Married Robert (Bob) Richmond on July 10, 1993
Member and Delegate of the California Republican Party
Past President of the Palm Springs RWF ’06 & ’07
Past NFRW Membership Committee, CFRW Membership Liaison and CFRW, Southern Division, New Club Development
Currently the CFRW Recording Secretary
And Palm Springs RWF Executive Board Advisor
Elise resides in Palm Springs with her husband, Bob, 2 dogs, Roxie and Simon and wise old cat Betty Grable!