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Ed Gulick, who is running against Stephanie Krueger for the open seat in Ward 1 had the second most amount of cash on hand as of Sept. 15 with $6,566. Krueger has $4,287. Ward 1 includes most of downtown and the South Side and had been represented by Mike Yakawich, who terms out this year.

On his statement of candidacy, Ewalt indicated he would not be receiving nor spending more than $500 in contributions. Under state law, candidates who take in less than $500 are not required to report campaign finance documents to the state.

LARRY MAYER, Billings Gazette

Campaign signs for Billings City Council candidates are sprouting up around Billings.

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  • LARRY MAYER, Billings Gazette

  • In Ward 2, which includes most of the Heights, Jennifer Owen is running against incumbent Frank Ewalt. As of mid-September, Owen had $3,190 cash on hand. Ewalt has raised and spent less than $500.

The race for Ward 4, which comprises the neighborhoods along the Rimrock Road corridor out to about 70th Street West and north to Rehberg Ranch, has three candidates: Mary Hernandez, Tim Warburton and Daniel Tidswell. 

Hernandez raised over $1,000 through the summer and now has $156 on hand. Similarly, Warburton raised around $1,000 earlier this year and now has $313 on hand. Tidswell currently has $1,076 in cash on hand. 

In Ward 5, which covers most of the West End south of Colton Boulevard, candidates Tom Rupsis, Fred Wilburn and Dennis Ulvestad are all running for the seat held by Shaun Brown, who terms out this year.