Dead Brothel Owner Wins Nevada Legislative Seat

Dennis Hof

Dennis Hof has won a seat in the Nevada state assembly despite being dead

The pro-Trump candidate still found favour with the voters and patrons of Hof's Nevada brothel, even from the great beyond just to keep his memory alive.

Hof died at age 72 less than a month ago at the Love Ranch South in Crystal.

In June, Mr Hof won the nomination contest for a Republican state assembly seat, supported by Trump associates Roger Stone and Grover Norquist and evangelical Christians who said they voted for him because they believed he would clean up politics.

Dennis Hof, a brothel owner who died last month, overwhelmingly won an election to Nevada's State Assembly on Tuesday.

Hof spent the days before his death attending parties celebrating his 72nd birthday.

"There are a lot of Republicans who were uncomfortable voting for Dennis because of the nature of his business, and they now know that he is not the one who will be serving", he said.

His body was discovered by porn actor Ron Jeremy and a prostitute.

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Hof, 72, was found dead on October 16 by adult film star Ron Jeremy after a weekend of parties celebrating Hof's birthday. Former NBA star Lamar Odom was once famously found unconscious at the Love Ranch after a four-day stay.

The district is heavily rural, containing large desert areas in the southern region of Nevada.

Bonus link: ReasonTV interviewed Hof back in 2014 on prostitution, libertarianism, and more. This summer, he ousted an incumbent Republican lawmaker in a primary election, celebrating at an election night party with "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss. They're banned in counties that contain Las Vegas and Reno, and the state does not publicize how many are open.

But much of Nevada's establishment GOP shunned him.

Hof said earlier this year that Trump's 2016 victory helped inspire him to run for office this year.

The sprawling assembly district that touches both California and Utah and includes the Nevada National Security Site where nuclear weapons were once tested.

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