Democratic candidates for Montgomery County executive, clockwise from top left: George L. Leventhal, Rose Krasnow, C. William Frick, Roger Berliner, David Blair and Marc Elrich. (Sarah L. Voisin, Bill O’Leary, Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)

One woman and five men are battling for the Democratic nomination to lead Maryland’s most populous jurisdiction. The winner of the June 26 primary will face Republican Robin Ficker in November. Click on the links below for brief sketches of each of the Democratic candidates, and other coverage of the race:


Roger Berliner and his wife, Karen, arrive at a forum on racial equality and immigrant rights in February. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

David Blair appears at a forum in April on business challenges facing Montgomery County. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

Marc Elrich, center, talks with primary opponent C. William Frick after a forum in November. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)

C. William Frick makes a point at Democratic candidates forum in April. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

Rose Krasnow talks with residents before a candidates forum on racial equality and immigrant rights. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

George L. Leventhal talks to people in the crowd after a forum last fall in Rockville. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)

Other stories about the Montgomery County primary:

In Silver Spring, a staunch Republican and a devout Democrat go to the polls together

Overwhelmed: So many candidates, so much mail.

Signs uprooted at early voting site in Montgomery

Waiting for Leggett: Longtime leader hasn’t endorsed in county executive’s race

Union-funded group airs attack ad against David Blair

In the end, Montgomery teachers union is backing Elrich

Comptroller Franchot endorses David Blair for executive

Blair draws fire from rivals over his self-funded campaign