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Kayla Vix

Kayla Vix
Communications Manager

Kayla Vix is the Internal Communications Manager for the League of Women Voters. She works closely with staff and state leaders to build and implement the League’s internal messaging. In addition to managing the day-to-day internal communications, Kayla works to develop a variety of communications materials to support the hundreds of state and local chapters of the organization.

Kayla has been a volunteer League member since 2015, originally joining to build up her communications skills for civic good. She has belonged to the North Carolina Orange-Durham-Chatham Counties League and the Kansas Wichita-Metro League, where she served as social media manager on the communications committee and as communications chair on the board, respectively.

Before joining LWVUS as staff in 2018, Kayla worked in communications and marketing for the Public Policy and Management Center at Wichita State University, where she became familiar with local government management. Kayla’s background also includes web product marketing and academic writing and research. Kayla holds an MA degree in Linguistics from the University of North Carolina and BA degrees in English and Biblical & Religious Studies from Tabor College.

Kayla is originally from Wichita, Kansas. She enjoys cooking, playing nerdy board games, and rock climbing when she can. She lives in D.C. with her cat, Bobbin.
 

The League of Women Voters of Texas and the League of Women Voters of Austin Area requested to join a lawsuit arguing that Texas law expressly permits expanded vote by mail options due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

A Wisconsin district court judge granted partial relief to protect the rights of self-quarantining voters who cannot obtain a witness signature on their mail-in ballot, as required under Wisconsin law.

Today the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin filed litigation in federal court seeking to protect the rights of self-quarantining voters who cannot safely obtain a witness signature on their mail-in ballot during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The League of Women Voters of Ohio filed an amicus brief in the case Ex Rel. Ohio Democratic Party v. Frank LaRose. The case concerns when and how to conduct Ohio’s rescheduled primary election in light of last week’s postponement due to COVID-19.

The League of Women Voters of Ohio, along with other voting rights partners, sent a letter to Ohio Secretary State Frank LaRose demanding that changes to the Primary Election calendar comply with the National Voter Registration Act and the Ohio Constitution.

LWV of Texas filed a federal lawsuit claiming that the state violates the National Voter Registration Act by not providing voter registration with driver’s license applications online.

Impeachment does not mean removal of an elected official from office. As a nonpartisan organization, the League of Women Voters offers this unbiased information to voters seeking to learn more about the impeachment process. 

Today, the League of Women Voters of Texas joined as amicus in Mason-Hobbs v. Texas, arguing that genuine confusion around voter eligibility does not violate Texas state law.

The League of Women Voters of Texas and other civil rights groups reached a settlement with Texas state officials today to end the discriminatory purging of the state’s voter rolls.

Following the introduction of the For the People Act in the Senate, we launched a nationwide campaign to promote a hearing on the bill. We published newspaper ads and wrote postcards to Senators.