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Top N.J. official won't certify Carl Lewis

Updated: August 16, 2011, 7:36 PM ET
Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey's top elections official won't certify Carl Lewis as a candidate for state Senate in the November election, the latest move in a monthslong political contest over whether the nine-time Olympic gold medalist is eligible to run for office in his native state.

Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, who also serves as secretary of state, wrote in a certification order sent Monday to county clerks that Lewis doesn't meet the requirement that candidates for state Senate ...

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