Carl Lewis, State Senator From New Jersey? How Many Things Are Wrong With That?
Lewis now lives in Medford, NJ; he would be running as a longshot candidate in a solidly Republican area.
Just as a sidelight, it should be noted that the New Jersey Senate is not exactly studded with deep thinkers. We had a football coach once whose main philosophy consisted of calling everyone "pantywaists." He later went on to become a New Jersey state senator.