Palm Springs Unified School District Election Results

Palm Springs Unified School District Election Results

Taylor Martinez

West Coachella Valley residents decided between candidates for Palm Springs Unified School District in Areas No. 1 and No. 2.

The PSUSD Board of Education currently consists of:

– John Gerardi, Board President, Trustee Area 5

– Karen Cornett, Board Clerk, Trustee Area 3

– Richard Clapp, Board Member, Trustee Area 2

– Madonna Gerrell, Board Member, Trustee Area 1

– Timothy S. Wood, Board Member, Trustee Area 4

 

Of the five-member board, there are 2 running for re-election on November 3rd.

In Area number one, incumbent Modonna M. Gerrell is vying against college professor Laura Ahmed. Gerrell has been on the board since November 2016.

Area 1 covers Desert Hot Springs, Thousand Palms, parts of Cathedral City and Rancho Mirage.

Here are the result for the Area 1 race as of Thursday 11/12/20 10:30am:

*These are projected winners, votes are still being counted

– Madonna Gerrell — 5,216

– Laura Ahmed — 3,605

 

In Area number two, incumbent Richard Clapp is facing Sergio Espericueta. Clapp was allowed to keep the position after running unopposed in 2016.

Sergio Espericueta is described as a parent and automotive technician.

Area 2 covers parts of Cathedral City, Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage.

 

Here are the result for Area 2 as of Thursday 11/12/20 10:30am:

– Richard Clapp — 2,465

– Sergio Espericueta — 3,523

 

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