You don't refuse to vote for politicians who represent your values because they're rich, do you?
They represent only 0.16 percent of our population (316 million), and we are the richest nation on earth.
Coutts informed Obote that it was the Queen who had personally chosen her cousin to represent her.
late 14c., "to bring to mind by description," also "to symbolize, serve as a sign or symbol of; serve as the type or embodiment of;" from Old French representer "present, show, portray" (12c.), from Latin repraesentare "make present, set in view, show, exhibit, display," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + praesentare "to present," literally "to place before" (see present (v.)). Legislative sense is attested from 1650s. Related: Represented; representing.