New Jersey Supreme Court won’t hear Lewis residency challenge

    It’s another no for Carl Lewis, but this one carries much less weight.

    The New Jersey Supreme Court won’t be hearing the Olympian’s residency challenge case.


    According to an Associated Press report, the state Supreme Court took a pass because the case is already being reviewed on the federal level.

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    A federal judge has ruled Lewis’ name can appear on the state’s primary ballot for a spot on the 8th District Senate race, but it could be removed from the general ballot. Lewis is fighting a ruling that he does not meet the state’s four-year residency requirement to run for office.

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