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Meet the Democratic candidates for Montgomery County executive

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, council veteran seeking 'innovation economy'

David Blair, wealthy businessman and a first-time candidate

Marc Elrich, longtime liberal with deep following among progressives

C. William Frick, state delegate with a pro-business approach

Rose Krasnow, former Rockville mayor and only woman in the race

George Leventhal, proud to be a hard-charging political insider

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