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- v. Present participle of overrepresent.
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Whether allowing voting privilieges to retired members tends to bias unions towards overrepresenting the interests of older/retired workers (teachers unions) or excessive trading of salary for benefits (the UAW) in a manner that does not represent the best interests for the majority of active members.
"You have a dynamic here, where you have the Christian right hysterically overrepresenting the problem, and then anecdotally you have some towns where lawyers restrict any kind of display or representation of religion, which is equally absurd," says Chip Berlet, a senior analyst at Political Research Associates and one of the foremost experts on the religious right.