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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 21, 2013, Western Alliance Bancorporation (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting"). The total number of shares of the Company's common stock, par value of $0.0001 per share, voted in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting was 75,975,037, representing approximately 87% of the 87,079,916 shares outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. All matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting were approved with the required votes. The matters that were voted upon at the Annual Meeting, and the number of votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as the number of the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, as to each such matter, where applicable, are set forth below.

Proposal 1 Election of Directors

The Company's stockholders elected four Class II directors to each serve for a
three-year term expiring in 2016. The voting results were as follows:

                      Votes For       Votes Withheld      Abstentions      Broker Non-Votes
   Cary Mack          65,351,570             441,114             0               10,182,353
   Todd Marshall      64,277,354           1,515,330             0               10,182,353
   M. Nafees Nagy     65,161,616             631,068             0               10,182,353
   James E. Nave      64,182,111           1,610,573             0               10,182,353

Proposal 2 Advisory (Non-Binding) Vote on Executive Compensation

The Company's stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, executive compensation. The voting results were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 64,374,227 1,294,408 124,049 10,182,353

Proposal 3 Ratification of Auditor

The Company's stockholders ratified the appointment of McGladrey & Pullen, LLP
as the Company's independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31,
2013. The voting results were as follows:

           Votes For     Votes Against      Abstentions       Broker Non-Votes
           75,008,115          877,664           89,258                 0

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