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Riverside County, CA November 8, 2005 Election
Board Member; Palm Springs Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jan 28 2:43pm, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (64/64)
(10 Total Write-In Votes 0.02%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Justin Blake Click here for more information about this candidate 15,801 votes 24.25%

  • Occupation: Teacher
  • Teacher of the Year, 2001/02, Palm Springs High School
  • C.E.O. Aerospace Hardware Distributor
  • Published Author
  • A.E.A. Board of Directors 1981-85
  • Artistic Advisor, La Quinta Playhouse
  • Volunteer lecturer, Rancho Mirage Library
  • Expand School to Work Programs
  • Restore Fine Arts Funding through Administrative Cuts
  • Maintain Separation of Church and State in science classes
Meredith M "Meredy" (McDaniel) Shoenberger Click here for more information about this candidate 15,214 votes 23.34%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • B.A. U.C.Berkeley
  • 2 years graduate study in psychology, education and statistics
  • 12 years elected board member, Palm Springs Unified School District
  • School Board President 5 years
  • Member, Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club of Palm Springs
  • Credentialed teacher; former Executive Director of local educational foundation 10 years
  • Continue to increase test scores
  • Build at least 5 new schools to decrease current overcrowding
  • Board needs experienced leadership and I am the most experienced
Gary Jeandron 13,069 votes 20.05%
  • Occupation: Appointed Incumbent
Kira L. Klatchko Click here for more information about this candidate 11,387 votes 17.47%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • B.A. UC Berkeley
  • J.D. UC Davis
  • Editor-in-Chief UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law and Policy
  • Graduate of Katherine Finchy, Raymond Cree, and Palm Springs High schools
  • Representative to District Curriculum Council
  • Palm Springs High School Representative to Board of Education, City Council, and community at large
  • Enriching lives
  • Creating solutions
  • Reaching out to underserved communities
Debra Kay Ahlers Click here for more information about this candidate 9,474 votes 14.54%
  • Occupation: Public Relations Manager
  • Dedicated parent of 2 children in Palm Springs Unified School District
  • Immediate Past President Rio Vista Elementary Parent Teacher Group
  • Immediate Past President of Leadership Coachella Valley
  • Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce Board Member
  • Parents-Teachers-Board of Education all working TOGETHER to continually improve test scores

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