Scrap a roll call vote.
Assemblyman Luis Alejo pulled an Assembly surprise that cannot be amended, rescinded or reversed by the house Monday when he proposed marriage to his longtime love, Karina Cervantez, during a floor session.
She quickly said yes.
The Watsonville Democrat had invited Cervantez to the Capitol, in part, because the Assembly was scheduled to honor the week of Cinco de Mayo by presenting awards to Latino leaders from throughout California.
After the awards ceremony, Alejo took the microphone to introduce Cervantez, a 32-year-old student completing a doctoral degree at UC Santa Cruz. The couple, who have dated seven years,