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This Man Got Nicola Sturgeon To Propose To His Boyfriend For Him

She's no stranger to campaigning for a Yes.

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The first minister of Scotland, who was at an SNP event in Oban in the west of Scotland, was asked by Ian to propose to his boyfriend Paul. She's taken part in Scottish marriage celebrations before, having gatecrashed a stag do last month.

Sturgeon tweeted it was her "fave moment" of the SNP meeting in Oban on Monday night.

Fave moment of #Oban public meeting tonight captured in this pic 1/2...

She delivered the question to Ian on Paul's behalf, gesturing towards Paul so there was no confusion.

...Paul (seen here on one knee) asked me to deliver his marriage proposal to Ian on his behalf 2/3...


She was "delighted to report" that Ian said yes.

3/3...I'm delighted to report that Ian said yes. Congratulations to them both ❤️❤️

Congratulations to Ian and Paul, and to Sturgeon for delivering one more Yes vote.

Jamie Ross is a Scotland reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Edinburgh.

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