Appeals court removes Carl Lewis from New Jersey ballot
September 22nd, 2011
03:07 PM ET
3 years ago

Appeals court removes Carl Lewis from New Jersey ballot

(CNN) – A federal appeals court removed Olympian Carl Lewis from a New Jersey state Senate race ballot Thursday, yet another turn in his on-again off-again quest for candidacy.

A three-judge panel with the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals said Lewis, who voted in California elections in 2008 and 2009, didn't meet New Jersey's four-year residency requirement.
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Carl Lewis back in the race
September 14th, 2011
07:47 AM ET
3 years ago

Carl Lewis back in the race

(CNN) – After a residency dispute, former Olympian Carl Lewis is officially back on the ballot in a New Jersey state senate race, according to a federal appeals court.

New Jersey Lt. Gov. and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno ruled in April that Lewis was ineligible for the race because he failed to meet state residency requirements.

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Carl Lewis to stay on state ballot for now
May 5th, 2011
06:42 PM ET
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Carl Lewis to stay on state ballot for now

(CNN) - A federal appeals court issued an injunction Thursday to allow the name of former Olympic star Carl Lewis to remain on the ballot for the June 7 Democratic primary for a New Jersey state Senate seat.

The injunction requested by Lewis prevents ballots from being printed without his name, at least for now.

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Carl Lewis ineligible for NJ ballot
April 26th, 2011
04:58 PM ET
3 years ago

Carl Lewis ineligible for NJ ballot

(CNN) – Former Olympic star Carl Lewis fails to meet residency requirements in New Jersey and is ineligible to run for the state Senate, Lt. Governor and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno decided Tuesday.

Lewis, a nine-time Olympic gold medal winner, wanted to run for the state Senate seat in the 8th Legislative District.

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