'It's a long haul': Gubernatorial candidate Bill Hammons likes Unity Party's upward trend - Colorado Politics
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‘It’s a long haul’: Gubernatorial candidate Bill Hammons likes Unity Party’s upward trend

Author: Ernest Luning - January 29, 2018 - Updated: January 26, 2018

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Alexa knows Bill Hammons. A few months back, when Hammons was sitting around the table at Thanksgiving in Austin, Texas, chewing the fat with family, the topic turned to what Uncle Bill was doing. Addressing the Amazon device in the room, his sister asked, "Alexa, who is Bill Hammons?" Almost immediately, Alexa spit back, "Bill Hammons is the current chairman of the Unity Party of America."

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.