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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.
 

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.

LWVUS and LWV of Alabama stood in solidarity with Alabama voters in Merrill v. Milligan as it was heard before the US Supreme Court. Both Leagues had previously submitted an amicus brief in support of the Milligan plaintiffs.

This year, civic organizations around the country recognize September 20th as National Voter Registration Day, registering hundreds of thousands of voters in a single day. This year, Leagues will host over 600 registration events and virtual activities in communities nationwide.

The new Legal Center on LWV.org showcases historic and active litigation where the League is fighting for voters' rights and civil rights in courts around the country.

LWV of Texas and Campaign Legal Center sent a letter to Texas Secretary of State John Scott in response to his office’s practice of severely limiting voter registration forms provided to voter registration organizations in the state — in violation of the National Voter Registration Act.

LWV of Wisconsin filed suit in federal court to reinstate more than 31,000 registered Wisconsin voters who were purged from the voter rolls in July 2021.

The US Supreme Court ruled in Whole Women's Health v. Jackson that abortion providers have the right to challenge a Texas law banning abortion after six weeks and deputizing private citizens to carry out the law.