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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 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered the Trump administration to halt its rush to end the 2020 Census, extending deadline for counting to October 31. 

LWV of Arkansas filed a lawsuit in federal court asking that the state offer a notice and cure process for voters whose ballots are marked for rejection due to signature-related issues.

A federal court in Wisconsin gave voters a back-up option to receive mail-in absentee ballots online or via email when they do not receive their previously-requested ballot in the mail in time for the November 3 general election.

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that state law allows county bureaus of elections to set up drop boxes and satellite offices to accept mail and absentee ballots.

A settlement agreement for the November election has been reached, addressing issues brought by LWV of New York State in their July case over the process by which the state counts absentee ballots.

n response to a lawsuit brought by LWV of Pennsylvania challenging the state’s election procedures, PA Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar issued guidance to establish uniform processes across counties for counting mail-in ballots.

LWV of Montana filed a motion to intervene in Donald J. Trump for President v. Bullock, which challenges Governor Bullock’s August 6 Directive allowing counties to conduct the general election primarily by mail at their discretion.

A federal judge ruled that Texas must notify voters if their ballot has been marked for rejection due to a signature match issue and give them an opportunity to confirm their identity and save their ballot from rejection.

A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order in National Urban League v. Ross against the winding down of in-person counting for the 2020 Census.

UPDATE: Motion to intervene was granted in Trump v. Murphy, which challenges New Jersey’s plan to mail vote-by-mail ballots automatically to every registered New Jersey voter.