Former Penn State President Graham Spanier penned his signature on lieutenant governor hopeful Jay Paterno’s nomination petition.
Spanier’s name appears on page nine of the Centre County signatures that Paterno turned in to the state elections office last week. Paterno is one of six candidates seeking the Democratic nomination.
Paterno was an assistant coach under his father, Joe Paterno. Spanier and Joe Paterno were fired by the board of trustees Nov. 9, 2011, in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Among other public figures or notable Dems in Centre County who signed the petitions are:
The petitions can be downloaded here: https://www.pavoterservices.state.pa.us/ElectionInfo/CandidateInfo.aspx?ID=12067.