Federal judge keeps Lewis off New Jersey ballot; appeal expected

    The latest ruling in Carl Lewis’ attempt to run for New Jersey Senate will keep his name off the ballot, but the Olympian already has plans to appeal.

    NJ.com reports a federal judge has upheld Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno’s ruling to keep Lewis from the ballot for failure to meet the state’s four-year residency requirement.

    Judge Noel Hillman, who heard an earlier appeal from Lewis in May, says the residency stipulation applies to Lewis. Lewis has lived and voted outside the state in the last four years.

    An appeal is expected.

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