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Liv Osthus

Mayor

Liv Osthus is a candidate for Portland Mayor.

Osthus is a published author, writer, and musician. She also performs as a dancer at Portland’s iconic strip club, Mary’s, under the stage name ‘Viva Las Vegas’. Her advocacy for sex workers is featured in the documentary Thank You For Supporting the Arts, and was the topic of her 2022 TEDx talk.

Her campaign focuses on making affordable housing available for artists, and viewing creativity as an economic engine. Osthus highlights the need to protect renters, address homelessness, and promote racial equity in homeownership. She also advocates for climate action, community engagement, and government transparency.

To learn more about Liv Osthus’s platform, please visit her campaign website.

vivaforportland.com