As I recount in my recent book, Kill or Capture, Emanuel exploded.
If the recount would have continued on Dec. 9, Gore would not have picked up enough overvotes to overtake Bush.
Capriles demanded a recount, refusing to acknowledge the official result until “every vote” could be verified.
"to tell," mid-15c., also recompt, from Old North French and Anglo-French reconter (12c., Modern French raconter), from Old French re- (see re-) + conter "to relate, reckon" (see count (v)). Related: Recounted; recounting.