The five are Mohammed Arif, Pauline MIranda, Leticia Perez, Francisco Ramirez Jr. and Andy Vidak.
On the issue of high-speed rail, Vidak was the only one who opposed the project. He criticized HSR as being overly costly and a financial burden to the state.
Perez said she is in favor of raising the minimum wage to $9.25 an hour, and said she would not raise taxes, but rather leave it up to a vote of the people.
Vidak criticized Perez for accepting $300,000 from Sacramento, which he called "elite interests." Perez shot back that he, too, accepted generous donations when he ran unsuccessfully for Congress against incumbent Jim Costa.