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Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

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PAHRUMP, Nev. -

Dennis Hof, a pimp and the owner a Las Vegas brothel “Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch,” could soon be adding a new job to his already busy schedule.

According to the Associated Press, Hof locked down a primary win Tuesday which will put him on ballot as a Republican for Nevada’s state assembly.

The brothel owner, who has six locations in Nevada, also stared on an HBO reality show called “Cathouse,” the show documented the lives of employees in a legal brothel.  

Hof also wrote a book called “The Art of the Pimp,” and said President Donald Trump inspired him to jump into the politics game.

“He's the Christopher Columbus of politics in my mind. All I'm doing is following him to the new world,” Hoff said to Rolling Stone.

Hof, in a shocking turn of events, took on the three-term incumbent and beat him.

The 36th district is a safe republican seat so chances are good he could be the new seat holder.

In 2015 attention was first put on Hof when NBA basketball star Lamar Odom went into a coma in Hof’s brothel, the Associated Press reports. 

Written by KHQ Intern Bradley Warren

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