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Information Meeting Type: Annual For holders as of: March 20, 2009 Date: May
19, 2009 Time: 11:00 AM Local Time Location: You are receiving this
communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not
a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication
presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are
available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at
www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We
encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained
in the proxy materials before voting. See the reverse side of this notice to
obtain proxy materials and voting instructions. THE ALLSTATE CORPORATION ***
Exercise Your Right to Vote *** IMPORTANT NOTICE Regarding the Availability
of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 19, 2009
Harris Bank 115 South LaSalle Street Chicago, IL 60603 C/O WELLS FARGO
SHAREOWNER SERVICES P.O. BOX 64945 ST. PAUL, MN 55164-0945 Meeting
Directions: Please go to http://ir.allstate.com or call 800-416-8803.
Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: Notice of 2009 Annual Meeting, Proxy
Statement and 2008 Annual Report Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy
Materials Vote In Person: Many shareholder meetings have attendance
requirements. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements
for meeting attendance. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to
vote these shares. Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to
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following page) and follow the instructions. Transmit voting instructions up
until 11:59 P.M. Eastern time on May 18, 2009. For shares held in the
Allstate 401(k) Savings Plan, voting instructions must be received no later
than 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on May 12, 2009. Vote By Mail: You can vote by
mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy
card. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address
will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. To facilitate timely
delivery, please make the request as instructed above on or before May 5,
2009. How to View Online: Have the 12-Digit Number available (located on the
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The Board recommends a vote "FOR" all Nominees for Director. 1.
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS, Nominees: 1a) F. Duane Ackerman, 1b) Robert D. Beyer,
1c) W. James Farrell, 1d) Jack M. Greenberg, 1e) Ronald T. LeMay, 1f) H. John
Riley, Jr., 1g) Joshua I. Smith, 1h) Judith A. Sprieser, 1i) Mary Alice
Taylor, 1j) Thomas J. Wilson 2. Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte
& Touche LLP as Allstate's independent registered public accountant for
2009. The Board recommends a vote "FOR" Items 2, 3 and 4. 5.
Stockholder proposal seeking the right to call special shareowner meetings.
The Board recommends a vote "AGAINST" Items 5, 6 and 7. 6.
Stockholder proposal seeking an advisory resolution to ratify compensation of
the named executive officers. 3. Approval of the material terms of the Annual
Executive Incentive Plan. 4. Approval of the 2009 Equity Incentive Plan. 7.
Stockholder proposal seeking a report on political contributions and payments
to trade associations and other tax exempt organizations. R1ALS3
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