It’s another dead-end for Carl Lewis. A New Jersey state appeals court has ruled the Olympic gold medalist does not meet the residency requirements to run for 8th District Senate, the Associated Press reports.
If you’re keeping track, that makes three. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and a federal judge say the same.
The federal judge decided last week Lewis does not meet the four-year residency requirement to be an eligible candidate. This came after the same decision by Guadagno and the early decision from an administrative law judge who said Lewis does make an eligible candidate.
Lewis has already decided to appeal the federal ruling to a higher court.