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AT&T Announces Preliminary Results of 2013 Annual Meeting

Cheyenne , Wyoming, April 26, 2013

At its annual meeting of stockholders today, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) announced that each of the 13 nominees were reelected to the company’s board of directors for one-year terms, with each member receiving at least 97.6 percent of the shares voted. The board members are:

  • Randall L. Stephenson
  • Gilbert F. Amelio
  • Reuben V. Anderson
  • James H. Blanchard
  • Jaime Chico Pardo
  • Scott T. Ford
  • James P. Kelly
  • Jon C. Madonna
  • Michael B. McCallister
  • John B. McCoy
  • Joyce M. Roché
  • Matthew K. Rose
  • Laura D'Andrea Tyson

Additionally, AT&T stockholders voted to approve the following items proposed by the board of directors:

  • The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company’s independent auditor, with 98.3 percent of shares cast in favor and 1.7 percent cast against.
  • In an advisory vote, the compensation of AT&T’s executive officers as described in the 2013 proxy statement, with 94.5 percent of shares cast in favor and 5.5 percent cast against.
  • The Stock Purchase and Deferral Plan, with 95.9 percent of shares cast in favor and 4.1 percent cast against.

The following proposals from stockholders were also voted on:

  • A proposal asking AT&T to issue a semi-annual report on political contributions and the policies and procedures for making such contributions was defeated by a vote of 74.6 percent against to 25.4 percent in favor.
  • A proposal asking that AT&T issue a report on lead battery disposal options was defeated by a vote of 72.9 percent against to 27.1 percent in favor.
  • A proposal asking that AT&T seek stockholder approval of certain severance agreements was defeated by a vote of 54.1 percent against to 45.9 percent in favor.
  • A proposal asking that AT&T adopt a policy that the chairman of the board be an independent director was defeated by a vote of 74.6 percent against to 25.4 percent in favor.

Click here to see final 2013 voting results.