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How does voter fraud mythology impact voter rights?

Angie Miles interviews Delegate Marcia Price. Both women sit at a news desk and in the background is a video screen with an image of a water fountain.
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Angie Miles interviews Delegate Marcia Price (D-95th) about her work protecting the right to vote and the impact of voter fraud mythology on Virginia voters’ rights. 

Delegate Marcia (Cia) Price represents the 95th District in the Virginia House of Representatives, spanning Newport News and parts of Hampton. Price was the lead sponsor of the Voting Rights Act of Virginia, HB 1890, which became law in 2021. The Act protects Virginia voters from suppression, discrimination, and intimidation.  Delegate Price and Angie Miles discuss the importance of protecting the right to vote and how voter fraud mythology impacts Virginia voters’ rights.  

Helpful Links: 
Voting Rights Act of Virginia, HB 1890 
1965 Voting Rights Act 
April 2, 2021, New York Times: “Virginia, the Old Confederacy’s Heart, Becomes a Voting Rights Bastion” 


Samantha Willis is an editorial producer at VPM, Virginia's Home for Public Media, and a journalist whose experience in digital, print and broadcast media spans a decade.
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