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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.

LWV of Connecticut filed a federal lawsuit seeking to make mail-in voting available to every eligible Connecticut voter during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The League of Women Voters of the United States filed a friend of the court brief in the federal case that supports ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) as completed by the states of Virginia, Illinois, and Nevada.

Parties in LWV New Jersey v. Way drafted reached an agreement establishing a notice and cure process for vote-by-mail ballots in New Jersey.

Parties in League of Women Voters of Minnesota Education Fund, et al. v. Simon reached an agreement to suspend the state’s witness requirement for absentee ballots.

Vivian chose to join LWV of Minnesota Education Fund v. Simon because she hopes that, by telling her story, she can make progress in dismantling subtle systems of voter suppression.

 A federal judge ruled that North Dakota’s process for absentee ballot verification will include a notification and remedy method for voters whose ballots are flagged for rejection due to signature mismatch.

A federal judge granted a motion to intervene to the League of Women Voters of Michigan and Detroit in a case which seeks to force the City of Detroit to conduct an aggressive purge of their voter registration rolls.

The League of Women Voters of Kentucky filed a federal lawsuit asking the court to invalidate the state’s recently-passed picture ID requirement for voting.

The League of Women Voters of North Carolina filed a federal lawsuit challenging several of the state’s registration and voting requirements.

The League of Women Voters of Louisiana filed a federal lawsuit challenging Louisiana’s emergency election plan, which does not provide voters adequate protection during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.