Modesto City Schools board President Amy Neumann, center, speaks during interviews with candidates to fill a board vacancy in January 2014. Measure F is the first step to have the board switch to by-area elections.
Modesto City Schools board President Amy Neumann, center, speaks during interviews with candidates to fill a board vacancy in January 2014. Measure F is the first step to have the board switch to by-area elections. Nan Austin Modesto Bee file
Modesto City Schools board President Amy Neumann, center, speaks during interviews with candidates to fill a board vacancy in January 2014. Measure F is the first step to have the board switch to by-area elections. Nan Austin Modesto Bee file