Bryanna Ruiz Fernandez is a 2022 Policy Fellow who studies Political Science and Chicanx Studies at UCLA. Bryanna believes that through research-based policy implementation, communities of color will be better served and represented by those in public office. Bryanna has been working on the 2020 Latino Vote report at LPPI where she focuses on data collection at the county level and has personally gained insights on the magnitude of the Latino vote in the upcoming 2020 election. She has also conducted research on the impacts of Automatic Voter Registration. Her research encourages candidates to address the Latino electorate with more resources to mobilize this voter bloc in hopes of winning their vote and securing the election.