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08 November 2018, 08:35 | Devin Moran
Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins Nevada election
Hof was found dead last month after a weekend of parties celebrating his 72nd birthday.
Hof was running for a seat in the Nevada state assembly as a pro-Trump Republican. Due to state law, however, he remained on the ballot and the state's leading GOP officials had urged voters to still cast their ballots for him in order to deprive Democrats of the chance to flip the seat.
The 72-year-old owned a number of brothels in Nevada, starred in the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse" and wrote a book titled "The Art of the Pimp".
His campaign manager had predicted weeks ago that Hof would overcome his own death to clinch the vote because the district leans heavily Republican and even alluded that Hof would perform better due to the situation. The assembly district is located in three counties - Clark, Lincoln and Nye - and touches both California and Utah and includes the Nevada National Security Site where nuclear weapons were once tested.
Earlier on Tuesday, it was announced that the Democrats captured the House of Representatives in America and that they are set to exert a major institutional check on President Trump, while breaking the Republican monopoly on power and ushering in a younger, more female and more racially diverse political generation. The Love Ranch brothel that Hof owned became notorious as the place where former Laker Lamar Odom was found unconscious in 2015.
On his campaign website, Hof had stated: "If you want higher taxes and the cradle-to-grave big government socialism, vote for my opponent". His body was discovered by porn actor Ron Jeremy and a prostitute at the brothel.
Brothels operate legally in seven rural Nevada counties. As a result, Nevada Republicans encouraged people to vote for him anyway.
Hof ran for office in 2016 as a Libertarian but lost the race.
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