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.
The thrice-divorced author of The Art of the Pimp, who appeared on HBO's Cathouse, owned a strip club and five legal brothels in Nevada, the only USA state with legalised prostitution.
During his campaign, he dubbed himself the "Trump from Pahrump" in reference to the town where he lived in Nevada.
But much of Nevada's establishment GOP shunned him.
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When Hof died, it was already too late to remove his name from the ballot, and ballots had already been printed and mailed. And as tragic as his death was, Hof campaign manager Chuck Muth previously indicated his boss's passing might actually help his electoral chances.
Chuck Muth, Hof's campaign manager, was one of many who predicted last month that Hof would win, stating that Republicans had a two-to-one advantage over Democrats in the state Assembly district in terms of voter registration.
We're told potential candidates will have until the end of November to submit applications, and then members of the Board of County Commissioners in the 3 counties will get together and pick whomever they deem fit.
Because - obviously - he will be unable to formally take his seat at the house, the Nevada Republican Party will now take responsibility for filling his seat. In 2014, The Washington Post compiled a list of five people who were elected to Congress despite the fact that they were dead.
Well, you know what they say, you can't keep a good man down.
Hof ran on a platform based on deeply conservative ideals, including expansion of gun rights and a hard-line policy on immigration.