South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg married his partner Chasten Glezman in a ceremony on Sunday.
Thrilled beyond words to be wed to @ChastenGlezman and ready to begin the rest of our lives together. Thanks to all who helped us celebrate and who shared kind wishes! pic.twitter.com/v4CrJ9DeuT
— Pete Buttigieg (@PeteButtigieg) June 18, 2018
Buttigieg last year campaigned for Chair of the Democratic National Committee but dropped out ahead of the vote.
The NYT profiled Buttigieg, who is seen to be a force in the Democratic Party: “Far from being just the out-gay mayor of a scrappy rebounding Rust Belt city, Mr. Buttigieg is a singular politician: a Democrat in a Republican stronghold; a high school valedictorian who graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard and who also attended Oxford as a Rhodes scholar; a political comer who, after winning election at 29, quickly set about reversing an economic decline in this northern Indiana city, where the last Studebaker rolled off a South Bend assembly line in 1963; a Navy veteran who, in 2014, took an unusual leave-of-absence from his civic day job to serve a tour of duty in Afghanistan. He is also one of a handful of Democrats that, in a New Yorker article, were cited by President Barack Obama as the future of the Democratic Party…”
Full story HERE.