The Philadelphia County Board of Elections on Thursday asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review a lower court ruling that gave the Trump campaign more leeway to watch the vote count.
The request for appeal comes just hours after the lower court ruling was handed down, and as an estimated 92 percent of the vote count showed President TrumpDonald TrumpHarris stumps for McAuliffe in Virginia On The Money — Sussing out what Sinema wants Hillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — The Facebook Oversight Board is not pleased MORE holding a slight lead over Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden: Democrats' spending plan is 'a bigger darn deal' than Obamacare Biden says he's open to altering, eliminating filibuster to advance voting rights Biden: Comment that DOJ should prosecute those who defy subpoenas 'not appropriate' MORE, according to The New York Times.
Trump celebrated the lower court development as a major victory, though election law experts said that if the ruling stands its likely impact would be more limited.
"Big legal win in Pennsylvania!" Trump tweeted.
Big legal win in Pennsylvania!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 5, 2020
This developing report will be updated.