Appeals Court Removes Olympian Carl Lewis From NJ Senate Race BallotNew Jersey election officials and some Republicans say the Democrat does not meet the state's four-year residency requirement for state senators.
Carl Lewis Seen As Underdog In NJ State Senate RaceEven though the appeals court ruled in his favor, Lewis faces an uphill battle to unseat Addiego, 48, a lifelong area resident who rose through the political ranks to become a state senator when a vacancy arose last year.
Carl Lewis Back On Ballot, Continuing Run For NJ State SenateLewis says Wednesday that he's looking forward to campaigning for the 8th District state Senate seat after an appeals court a day earlier restored his name to the ballot. The Democrat says he entered the race because he believes in public service.
Judge Delays Ruling On Whether Carl Lewis Can Run For Office In N.J.Lewis, 50, wants to run for state Senate as a Democrat representing the 8th legislative district. New Jersey's top elections official, Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, ruled him ineligible this spring, setting off a fight in federal and state courts.
New Jersey Supreme Court Won't Hear Carl Lewis Senate CaseThe court denied certification for the case Friday, saying the key constitutional issue is already being litigated in federal court.
Carl Lewis Continues Bid To Run For State Senate Seat In New JerseyRepublican Secretary of State Kim Guadagno last week ruled the Democratic former track star isn't eligible to run in the 8th legislative district because he hasn't lived in New Jersey the last four years.
Carl Lewis Moves Ahead With Appeals For New Jersey Senate RaceLast week, Republican Secretary of State Kim Guadagno ruled the Democratic former track star isn't eligible to run in the 8th legislative district because he hasn't lived in New Jersey the last four years.
Carl Lewis To Campaign As Courts Weigh EligibilityOlympic gold medalist Carl Lewis says he'll campaign for state Senate in New Jersey while his lawyers fight to have his name put back on the ballot.
NJ Election Official Rules Carl Lewis Can't Run For State SenateNew Jersey's top election official has ruled that nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis fails to meet the four-year state residency requirement to run for elected office.
Judge Recommends Carl Lewis Be Allowed To Run For State Senate In New JerseyRepublicans challenged Lewis' bid to run for office as a Democrat in the state's 8th Legislative District, claiming he had not lived in the state the required four years.
Carl Lewis To Announce His 'Political Plans' In NJOlympic gold medalist Carl Lewis is planning to announce his "political plans" in New Jersey.