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Tell the story of disputed election result (7)


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'tell' is the definition.
(I know that tell can be written as recount)

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(Other definitions for recount that I've seen before include "outcome of tight ballot?" , "Election event" , "result of close-run ballot" , "Tell a story" , "post-election procedure?" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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