Republicans filed suit to have Carl Lewis removed from the election ballot, claiming that he had not be a resident of the state for four years. Mark Sheridan from the Burlington County Republicans said Thursday’s ruling was “just a stay of execution".

TRENTON, N.J. — Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis is planning to run for New Jersey Senate. A state Democratic Party official says Lewis will announce his candidacy on Monday. Lewis has called a 2 p.m. news conference in Burlington County to announce his “political plans.” Read More Source: