- v. transitive To represent as being higher or greater than it is.
- over- + represent (Wiktionary)
“It's fair to say most of these polls overrepresent democrats so the situation leading up to the 2010 elections is likely worse for democrats than the poll indicates.”
“If an area is drawn to overrepresent conservative voters, then that area will always elect conservatives.”
“Your statement, “What the Senate does is arbitrarily overrepresent certain places” is almost there but not quite.”
“What the Senate does is arbitrarily overrepresent certain places, and most of those places are rural.”
“They particularly are underrepresented of the young voters 18-35, who typically have not voted and are Obama's 'base' and they also underrepresent the minority vote of Latinos and blacks as well as they overrepresent the white 'majority votes”
“A 5% donation rate may actually overrepresent the number of nonprofits with 50% minority boards and staffs.”
“Forty-three percent of whites said Obama has sufficient experience to serve effectively as president, and about two in 10 worry he would overrepresent the interests of African Americans.”
“But a cautionary note was struck on Fox News: exit polls have always tended to overrepresent the Democrats, and the night is still young.”
“It was my understanding that the FCC data tend to overrepresent the actual availability of “broadband” in an area, since they consider even a single broadband connection for an area code to mean that whole area code has broadband access.”
“Since the early 1990s, much of the media have come to overrepresent women as having made it - completely-in the professions, as having gained sexual equality with men, and having achieved a level of financial success and comfort enjoyed primarily by the Tiffany's-encrusted doyennes of Laguna Beach.”
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