This excerpt taken from the ALL DEF 14A filed Apr 2, 2007.
The Allstate Corporation
Except as described in the above paragraph, you hereby authorize James G. Andress, W. James Farrell, J. Christopher Reyes, H. John Riley, Jr., Joshua I. Smith and Judith A. Sprieser to vote all shares of common stock of The Allstate Corporation that you would be entitled to vote if personally present at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held on May 15, 2007 and at any adjournments thereof. The authority conferred by this Proxy Card/Voting Instruction Form shall be exercised by a majority of these persons present and acting at the meeting or, if only one of them is present, by that person. Each such person has the authority to designate a substitute to act for him. These persons are authorized to vote such shares on the matters shown, and in the manner directed, on the reverse hereof and in their discretion on any other matters that may properly come before the meeting. If you return a signed proxy but do not indicate how the shares should be voted on a matter, the shares represented by your signed proxy will be voted as the Board of Directors recommends.
You acknowledge receipt of The Allstate Corporation's Notice of 2007 Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement, dated April 2, 2007, and its 2006 Annual Report. You hereby revoke any instructions previously given to vote the shares represented by this Proxy Card/ Voting Instruction Form.
Allstate and the Trustee have instructed the tabulation agent to keep your voting instructions strictly confidential.