Allegheny Energy 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
May 24, 2010 (May 20, 2010)
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
ALLEGHENY ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (724) 837-3000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
The stockholders of Allegheny Energy, Inc. (the Company) voted on the three proposals listed below at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on May 20, 2010. The final voting results for each proposal are set forth below. The proposals are described in detail in the Companys definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 19, 2010.
Proposal 1 Election of Directors
The stockholders elected the following individuals to serve as the Companys directors to hold office until its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until a successor is duly elected and qualify.
Proposal 2 Ratification of the Appointment of the Companys Independent Auditor
The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as the Companys independent auditor for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010.
Proposal 3 Stockholder Proposal
The stockholders did not approve the stockholder proposal recommending that the Board of Directors adopt a policy relating to an independent Board Chairman.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.