This excerpt taken from the VRSN 10-Q filed Nov 5, 2007.
The 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on August 30, 2007, at our corporate offices, located at 487 East Middlefield Road, Mountain View, California. Four proposals were voted on at the meeting. The results of each proposal are as follows.
Proposal No. 1 to elect three (3) Class III directors, each to serve a one-year term (if Proposal No. 2 is approved) or a three-year term (if Proposal No. 2 is not approved), was approved by the stockholders. The nominees received the following votes:
In Proposal No. 2, stockholders approved the Fourth Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate our classified board structure and provide for annual election of directors. This proposal received the following votes:
In Proposal No. 3, stockholders approved the 2007 Employee Stock Purchase Plan. This proposal received the following votes:
In Proposal No. 4, stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditors of VeriSign for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2007. This proposal received the following votes:
Abstentions and broker non-votes were included in the determination of the number of shares represented at the meeting for purposes of determining the presence of a quorum at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Abstentions had the same effect as a vote against Proposal No. 2 and Proposal No. 3.