An outsize persona drives Hof on campaign trail

(Steve Sebelius | Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Dennis Hof insists he’s the Donald Trump of Nevada.

And the man who made a name for himself as the owner of a string of Nevada brothels and other businesses wants to prove it, by saying “you’re fired” to state Assemblyman James Oscarson.

Oscarson, a Republican from Pahrump, voted for Gov. Brian Sandoval’s tax bill during the 2015 Legislature, invoking the wrath of some conservatives. Unlike some of his fellow lawmakers, he survived a three-person GOP primary, and surged into the general election with no Democratic opponent.

That’s where Hof comes in: He’s challenging Oscarson as a Libertarian, in one of the few districts in America where a member of that third party could win a seat.

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