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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 is originally from Wichita, Kansas. She lives in D.C.
 

A federal court ruled that a former US Election Assistance Commission official violated federal law in 2016 when he allowed three states – Alabama, Georgia, and Kansas – to require documentary proof of citizenship on the federal voter registration form.
LWV of the United States, along with the Leagues of New York and Florida filed an amicus brief in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, a US Supreme Court case examining New York laws regulating the right of individuals to carry guns in public places.

The League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued this statement in response the US Senate’s introduction of the transformative voting rights bill, the Freedom to Vote Act.

LWV of Texas filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas, challenging Senate Bill 1, an omnibus anti-voter bill expected to be signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott.

LWV of Arizona filed an amicus brief in support of transparency in the Arizona Senate’s so-called “audit” of votes cast in Maricopa County during the 2020 Election. 

The League of Women Voters of the United States is pleased to announce a new leadership structure and executive team that will guide the organization into its second century.  

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in League of Women Voters of Indiana v. Sullivan (previously called Indiana NAACP v. Lawson) that Indiana’s purge law was inconsistent with the National Voter Registration Act.

LWV of Minnesota filed a motion to join as co-plaintiffs in Wattson v. Simon, asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to appoint a special redistricting panel to prepare for the state’s upcoming redistricting process.

The League of Women Voters of Kansas filed a motion for preliminary injunction, asking the Court to bar the state from enforcing its newly enacted “Voter Education Restriction.”