EarthLink 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 1, 2012
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The following summarizes the voting results for the three proposals submitted for a vote of the stockholders at the EarthLink, Inc. (the Company) annual meeting of stockholders held on May 1, 2012 (the 2012 Annual Meeting):
Proposal 1. To elect Susan D. Bowick, Marce Fuller, Rolla P. Huff, David A. Koretz, Garry K. McGuire, Thomas E. Wheeler and M. Wayne Wisehart to the Companys Board of Directors to serve until the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders or until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. This proposal was approved by the Companys stockholders at the 2012 Annual Meeting.
Proposal 2. To approve a non-binding advisory resolution approving the compensation of the Companys named executive officers. This proposal was approved by the Companys stockholders at the 2012 Annual Meeting.
Votes For 70,416,620
Proposal 3. To ratify the appointment by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2012. This proposal was approved by the Companys stockholders at the 2012 Annual Meeting.
Votes For 91,623,184
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.