[WORD ILLEGIBLE] F. Carrice, 57, of Bryantown, is a Democrat. I have been a county commissioner since 1970 in Charles County. I'm a graduate of St. Joseph's High School Emmitsburg, and attended the University of Maryland, enrolled in business administration courses.

James F. Dent, 42, of Waldorf, is a Democrat. Lifelong resident of Charles County; self-employed for 17 1/2 years owning an insurance agency. Served on the Charles County Liquor Board for 2 1/2 years and as the chairman one year. Have been a Charles County Commissioner for four years, member of the legislative committee for the Maryland Association of Counties the last four years.Chairman of the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland for the past two years. Member of the Charles County Fire and Rescue Commission for four years. Member of the Charles County Chamber of Commerce and other various civic organisations. (first woman on commission in over 40-year history). Presently serving as the chairman.

Raymond T. Tighman, 55, of Preference Estates, LaPlata, is a Democrat. Graduate of Eastern High, Washington, D.C. Attended University of Maryland, engineering; University of Transylvania, Lexington, Kymath and physicis; University of Miami, meteorology and aerial navigation. Owner, Tilghman Distributor for Exxon Corp. and Ford Motor Co. in five counties. On council, Town of LaPlata, for two terms and served as mayor for three more terms. Completing four years as president of Board of County. Commissioners, Charles County. Member, Board of Directors for MACO and NACO; Governor' MACO and NACO; Governor's Commission for Funding of Public Education; Governor's Commission on Functions of Government.

Kourad B. Zell, 65, of LaPlata, is a Republican. Retired, U.S. government, deputy director of logistics, USA STRATCOM-CONUS, $40 million purchasing budget, $200 million plus, operating plant. Chief engineer, Army Radio Receiving Station, LaPlata; Responsibities, electronic equipment, engineering and maintenance, all utilities, including buildings, sewage disposal, power generating, water, all civilian personnel. President, small manufacturing company (Philadelphia): president, board of trustees, Physicians Memorial Hospital, Laplata (15 plus years board member); director, disaster services, Red Cross, Charles County. Graduate, electronic technical school plus many government schools for management, systems analysis, data processing, etc.