Myrna Pérez is deputy director of the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program and leader of the Center’s Voting Rights and Elections Project. An expert on voting rights and election administration, she is the author of several nationally recognized reports and articles, including “Election Day Long Lines: Resource Allocation” (September 2014) and “If Section 5 Falls: New Voting Implications” (June 2013). Her work has been featured in media outlets across the country, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC and others. She has testified before several state legislatures on a variety of voting rights related issues. She is a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School and has also served as an adjunct professor of clinical law at New York University School of Law.