Hey, at least they didn't have to try to swipe a MetroCard.

On Friday, candidates for Portland mayor attended a student-led forum at David Douglas High School on black male leadership—and inadvertently walked into a dance-off.

Candidates Jules Bailey, Sarah Iannarone, David Schor and Ted Wheeler showed their moves, at the urging of a speaker who also had a drum.

"They didn't really have a choice," jokes Dan McCue, a spokesman for the David Douglas School District.

The results?

We'll let you judge.

Here's a longer version of the video.