Marcia Price

Virginia House of Delegates, 95 current, running for delegate in 85th in november

Marcia is the first out Black woman to serve in the Virginia state legislature!

Biography

Marcia, affectionately known as “Cia”, was born and raised in Newport News, VA as a 4th generation resident of the area. She has been serving in the Virginia House of Delegates since 2016 and currently is a member of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators and serving as Vice-Chair of Region IV. She also serves as the Vice-Chair of the VA Legislative Black Caucus and as Voting Rights Policy Chair and Deputy Whip for the VA House Democratic Caucus.

As former Chair of the Voting Rights Subcommittee, she was the lead sponsor of the 2021 Voting Rights Act of Virginia and has championed other legislation for housing justice, gun violence prevention, and student debt reform.

Cia attends St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church and is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the NAACP. As a graduate of 3 HBCUs and a 2-time Valedictorian, she focused on learning as much as she could in order to make a positive difference in her hometown. Her passion is also found through her work as Director of VA BLOC where they build empowered communities through freedom schools, integrated voter engagement, and leadership development.

(Marcia is pronounced mar-See-ya)