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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overrepresent.

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Examples

  • The US Senate famously overrepresents certain rural areas* but some level of this form of malapportionment is a common feature of electoral systems.

    Matthew Yglesias » Malapportionment Is Destroying the Planet

  • One thing that doesn't help is that the federal government, with the Electoral College and the Senate, overrepresents rural interests at the expense of cities.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • Even given the fact that Pennsylvania is an "old" state, I think that overrepresents that demographic.

    SurveyUSA: Hillary Ahead By 18 Points In Pennsylvania Primary

  • The system overrepresents the indigenous community and small municipalities.

    Changing the Vote, Voting for Change

  • It is an unpleasant reality that the Senate, being a basically undemocratic institution, overrepresents conservatives.

    Hullabaloo

  • That isn't true of the U.S. S.nate, which overrepresents the small number of people in sparsely populated states, and it most especially isn't true of the S.nate finance committee, whose consideration of the health reform bill dominated news coverage these last couple of months.

    Slate Magazine

  • * I hesitate to just flat-out say it “overrepresents rural areas” because some of the places it overrepresents (Rhode Island, for example) aren’t rural and many people live in rural areas (upstate New York, downstate Illinois) that are underrepresented in the Senate.

    Matthew Yglesias » Malapportionment Is Destroying the Planet

  • My point in the initial post wasn’t that we should end subsidies to rural America, but that urban living has certain economic benefits that our political system, which heavily overrepresents rural voters, is not set up to maximize.

    How do you define 'rural subsidies'?

  • It’s supposed to be “Alexa is crap INSIDE the US because it overrepresents Asia and Europe.” reply

    CBS Acquires Europe’s Last.fm for $280 million

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