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Form 8-K for UNITED FIRE GROUP INC


16-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Regulation FD Disclosu


Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Our 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on May 15, 2013 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Represented at the meeting, in person or by proxy, were 23,117,704 shares constituting approximately 91.5 percent of the issued and outstanding shares entitled to vote as of the close of business on March 18, 2013. The following proposals were adopted by the margins indicated below.
Proposal 1: Election of five Class B directors for a term of three years ending in May 2016 (or until such time as their respective successors have been duly elected).
                                                   Number of Shares
                                      Votes For  Votes Withheld  Broker Non-Votes
John-Paul E. Besong Class B Director 21,134,769          45,579         1,937,356
James W. Noyce      Class B Director 21,129,035          51,313         1,937,356
Mary K. Quass       Class B Director 20,212,884         967,464         1,937,356
John A. Rife        Class B Director 12,924,181       8,256,167         1,937,356
Kyle D. Skogman     Class B Director 20,208,023         972,325         1,937,356

Proposal 2: Ratification of the appointment of our independent registered public accounting firm, Ernst & Young, LLP.

                                                         Number of Shares
                                                                                       Broker
                                    Votes For     Votes Against   Votes Abstained    Non-Votes
Appointment of Ernst & Young, LLP   21,606,920       1,240,251           306,532              -

Proposal 3: Approval of a resolution approving the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

                                                    Number of Shares
                                                                                  Broker
                               Votes For     Votes Against   Votes Abstained    Non-Votes
Say-on-Pay Advisory Vote on    20,710,562         130,707           339,051      1,937,383
Compensation of the
Company's Named Executive
Officers



Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 15, 2013, United Fire Group, Inc. held its annual shareholders' meeting at which the shareholder presentation attached as Exhibit 99.1 was used. The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933.




Item 8.01. Other Events.
Effective May 15, 2013, the Company announced the appointment of new officers for two subsidiary companies, United Fire & Casualty Company and United Life Insurance Company. A copy of the Company's press is attached to this Current Report as Exhibit 99.2. The information in this Item 8.01 and Exhibit 99.2 is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933. Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) None.
(b) None.
(c) None.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibits are furnished herewith. Exhibit Number Exhibit Description
99.1           Shareholder Presentation from Annual Shareholder's Meeting on May
               15, 2013.
99.2           Press Release of United Fire Group, Inc. dated May 16, 2013.

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