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Form 8-K for AFFYMETRIX INC


10-May-2013

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


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The annual meeting of the stockholders (the "Meeting") of Affymetrix, Inc. ("Affymetrix") was held on May 7, 2013. 60,433,940 shares of Affymetrix common stock were present at the Meeting, representing 85.04% of a total of 71,064,260 shares of common stock outstanding and eligible to vote at such time.

1. With respect to the election of the seven nominees as Directors of Affymetrix:

                                           For           Against       Abstain
           Stephen P.A. Fodor, Ph.D.     49,659,078       782,082       128,126
           Frank Witney                  49,949,486       493,041       126,759
           Nelson C. Chan                49,956,781       485,092       127,413
           Gary S. Guthart, Ph.D.        49,961,941       478,932       128,413
           Jami Dover Nachtsheim         49,950,143       489,730       129,413
           Robert H. Trice, Ph.D.        49,962,048       477,669       129,569
           Robert P. Wayman              49,856,994       482,629       229,663

Consequently, all nominees were elected to the Board of Directors by the stockholders of Affymetrix.

2. With respect to the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of Affymetrix for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013:

For Against Abstain 59,741,585 403,103 289,252

3. With respect to the advisory vote to approve executive compensation:

For Against Abstain 50,119,873 276,572 172,841



Item 8.01 Other Events

Board of Directors Leadership

On May 7, 2013, the independent Directors of Affymetrix elected Jami Dover Nachtsheim as the Company's lead director.


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