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Form 8-K for SIMMONS FIRST NATIONAL CORP


19-Apr-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

(a) The annual shareholders meeting of the Company was held on April 16, 2013. The matters submitted to the security holders for approval included (1) fixing the number of directors at eleven (11), (2) the election of eleven (11) directors, (3) adoption of a non-binding resolution approving the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company and (4) ratification of the Audit and Security Committee's selection of the accounting firm of BKD, LLP as independent auditors of the Company and its subsidiaries for the year ending December 31, 2013.

(b) At the annual meeting, all eleven (11) directors were elected by proxies solicited pursuant to Section 14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, without any solicitation in opposition thereto.

The following table summarizes the required analysis of the voting by security holders at the annual meeting of shareholders held on April 16, 2013:

Voting of Shares
                                                                                  Broker
         Action                      For        %     Against     %     Abstain  Non-Votes
Fix the number of                 13,461,588  99.6%    59,686    0.4%    84,586     --
directors at eleven (11)




                                          Withhold        Broker
Election of Directors:      For       %   Authority  %   Non-Votes
David L. Bartlett        11,629,664 99.3%  79,270   0.7% 1,896,928
William E. Clark, II     10,845,091 92.6%  863,843  7.4% 1,896,928
Steven A. Cossť          11,498,486 98.2%  210,447  1.8% 1,896,928
Edward Drilling          10,843,863 92.6%  865,071  7.4% 1,896,928
Sharon Gaber             10,847,132 92.6%  861,802  7.4% 1,896,928
Eugene Hunt              10,837,812 92.6%  871,121  7.4% 1,896,928
George A. Makris, Jr.    11,629,483 99.3%  79,451   0.7% 1,896,928
J. Thomas May            11,473,617 98.0%  235,317  2.0% 1,896,928
W. Scott McGeorge        11,499,802 98.2%  209,132  1.8% 1,896,928
Harry L. Ryburn          11,455,381 97.8%  253,552  2.2% 1,896,928
Robert L. Shoptaw        11,497,868 98.2%  211,065  1.8% 1,896,928




                                                                                  Broker
         Action                      For        %     Against     %     Abstain  Non-Votes
Consider adoption of a            11,268,010  97.3%   316,169    2.7%   124,752  1,896,930
non-binding resolution approving
the compensation of the named
executive officers



                                                                                  Broker
        Action                       For        %     Against     %     Abstain  Non-Votes
Ratify the Audit & Security       13,482,502  99.4%    84,589    0.6%    38,770     --
Committee's selection of the
accounting firm of BKD, LLP as
independent auditors of the
Company and its subsidiaries
for the year ending December
31, 2013


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