Senator Scofield proposes to girlfriend on senate floor

Senator Scofield proposes to girlfriend on senate floor

MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF) - It was a sweet distraction in in the Alabama State Senate when Senator Clay Scofield of Arab proposed to his girlfriend.

Scofield got down on one knee on the senate floor and proposed to Collier Tynes on Tuesday.

Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey tweeted that she kept the plan under wraps until the proposal when Tynes said yes.

She tweeted a picture of a smiling Tynes, who looks elated as she said "yes" to her new fiance.

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