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Form 8-K for NORTHWEST BANCSHARES, INC.


18-Apr-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Fin


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on April 17, 2013. The matters listed below were submitted to a vote of the shareholders through the solicitation of proxies, and the proposals are described in detail in the Company's Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 8, 2013. The final results of the shareholder votes are as follows:

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors



                                                Broker
                         For       Withheld    Non-Votes
Richard E. McDowell   68,576,544   2,053,919   9,779,758
Joseph F. Long        68,493,355   2,137,108   9,779,758
John P. Meegan        68,857,123   1,773,340   9,779,758
Timothy B. Fannin     69,714,780     915,683   9,779,758
William F. McKnight   69,720,784     909,679   9,779,758

Proposal 2 - Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public
Accounting Firm



The Shareholders approved the ratification of KPMG LLP as the Company's
independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31,
2013.



For                79,559,156
Against               737,919
Abstain               113,146
Broker non-votes            0

Proposal 3 - An advisory, non-binding resolution to approve executive compensation described in the Proxy Statement

The shareholders approved the proposal regarding the compensation of the named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement was as follows:

For                66,203,882
Against             3,702,405
Abstain               724,176
Broker non-votes    9,779,758




Item 8.01 Other Events.

On April 17, 2013, the Registrant held its annual shareholders' meeting. The slide presentation made to shareholders is attached as exhibit 99.1.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(a) Not applicable

(b) Not applicable

(c) Not applicable

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Slide presentation made to shareholders.


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