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Kayla Vix

Kayla Vix
Field Communications Senior Manager

Kayla Vix is the Field Communications Senior Manager for the League of Women Voters. She works closely with staff and state leaders to build and implement the League’s field 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. 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 lives Wichita, Kansas.

GULFPORT, Miss. — Voting and disability rights advocates are asking to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Mississippi Republican Party and Republican National Committee that seeks to overturn a Mississippi law that allows for people voting absentee to mail ballots up until Election Day, and to have those ballots counted if they’re postmarked by Election Day and received within five business days after.

Casting your vote, especially if it’s your first time, can seem complicated. To make it simple, we’ve compiled some of the most common questions we’ve received from college and university students. 

DURHAM — North Carolina’s Senate Bill 747 (SB747) is an unconstitutional burden on the fundamental right to vote of young North Carolinians, according to a new lawsuit filed in federal court today by the League of Women Voters of North Carolina, Democracy North Carolina, and North Carolina Black Alliance, with representation by Southern Coalition for Social Justice. 

Cupertino, CA — League of Women Voters of Cupertino-Sunnyvale Co-president Tracey Edwards issued the following statement about the resolution to LWV Cupertino-Sunnyvale v. City of Cupertino:

LWV of Indiana and local voting rights organizations filed a federal lawsuit against the city’s Common Council for failing to draw new district maps before the Dec. 31, 2022 redistricting deadline in violation of state and federal law.

LWVUS President Dr. Deborah Turner issued the following statement after the Supreme Court issued a stay of a lower court decision that limited access to the abortion drug mifepristone while the issue is heard on appeal.

In a victory for South Dakotans, a law that places a 30-day residency requirement for ballot initiative petition circulators has been permanently enjoined by a federal court.

LWV of South Hampton Roads, LWV of Virginia, and LWV of the United States issued a statement on the mass shooting in a Walmart in Chesapeake, VA.

The Leagues of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado, and the United States issued the following statement in response to the mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, CO.

LWV of Cupertino-Sunnyvale filed its opposition to the City of Cupertino’s motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit filed by the League that challenges the city’s “lobbyist regulation” ordinance.