Hansen announces endorsements

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Adams County Commissioner Erik Hansen announced all nine Adams County mayors are endorsing his campaign for re-election.

The endorsements include: Arvada Mayor Marc Williams, Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan, Bennett Mayor Sue Horn, Brighton Mayor Dick McLean, Commerce City Mayor Sean Ford, Federal Heights Mayor Joyce Thomas, Northglenn Mayor Joyce Downing Thornton Mayor Heidi Williams and Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison. 

Hansen has served as mayor of Thornton and worked as a marketing executive in the private sector. Within weeks of taking office in 2011, Commissioner Hansen authored a 5-point plan that led to reforms in Adams County, including fair bidding practices, the hiring of an ethics officer and internal auditor, and ethics reforms. Since then he was awarded the prestigious Gates Fellowship to attend the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Hansen lives in Thornton with his wife Holly and their two children.