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Preliminary Voting Results from Ford Motor Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders


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WILMINGTON, DE--May 7, 2014: A total of 74 people attended the annual meeting of shareholders in Wilmington, Del. today.

Preliminary voting results indicate that a total of 3,232,829,070 shares of common stock and 70,852,076 shares of Class B stock with a total aggregate of 5,820,630,294 votes were represented in person or by proxy at the annual meeting. These shares represent 83.28 percent of all the votes that could have been cast. The final voting results will be disclosed in an upcoming Securities and Exchange Commission filing. See Below:

Proposal 1 Election of directors

Directors elected:

Stephen G. Butler

Kimberly Casiano

Anthony F. Earley, Jr.

Edsel B. Ford II

William Clay Ford, Jr.

 Richard A. Gephardt

 

 

James P. Hackett

James H. Hance, Jr.

William W. Helman IV

Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

John C. Lechleiter

Ellen R. Marram

 

 

Alan Mulally

Homer A. Neal

Gerald L. Shaheen

John L. Thornton

 

Approved / Rejected

Total Votes Cast

For


Against

Votes
Abstained

Proposal 2 Proposal to ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm to audit Ford’s books of account and other corporate records for 2014

 

Approved

 

5,799,436,999

99.1%

0.9%

21,191,539

Proposal 3 Nonbinding shareholder advisory vote to approve the compensation of the named executives

 

Approved

 

4,635,495,961

75.2%

24.8%

26,065,325

Proposal 4 Proposal relating to the approval of the 2014 Stock Plan for Non-Employee Directors

 

Approved

 

4,635,158,488

93.6%

6.4%

26,399,721

Proposal 5 Shareholder proposal relating to consideration of a recapitalization plan to provide that all of the company’s outstanding stock have one vote per share

Rejected

4,635,732,796

34.4%

65.6%

25,824,984

Proposal 6 Shareholder proposal relating to allowing holders of 10 percent of outstanding common stock the power to call special shareholder meetings

Rejected

4,635,745,975

21.9%

78.1%

25,810,895