"Sergio Coppola, Jennifer Lewis, Charlotte Moore and Peter Volosin began by talking about the top three issues they care about. Healthcare, education, jobs and infrastructure were common answers.
The four then answered questions in two minute segments in front of the packed venue.
Jane Docherty, who attended the forum, said her main concern when she heads to the ballot box will be political corruption.
"We can't fix healthcare, we can't fix police brutality, or injustice, or anything, until we deal with corporate control of Washington," said Docherty, who said she would pick a candidate who can overcome divisions and talk to people on both sides — from farmers to environmentalists."