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Form 8-K for HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST


24-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5 .07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 23, 2013, the Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders ("Annual Meeting"). There were 191,842,988 common shares of the Company represented in person or by proxy at the meeting, constituting approximately 94.7% of outstanding common shares on March 28, 2013, the record date for the Annual Meeting. The matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the final results of such voting are set forth below:

Proposal 1: Election of four Class II trustees to the Company's Board of Trustees.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes Hasu P. Shah 159,443,181 19,054,572 648,149 12,697,086 Dianna F. Morgan 166,899,546 11,592,260 654,096 12,697,086 Kiran P. Patel 153,969,344 24,777,500 399,058 12,697,086 John M. Sabin 166,793,829 11,704,863 647,210 12,697,086

All trustee nominees were duly elected. Each of the individuals named in the above table will serve as Class II trustees until the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.

Proposal 2: Advisory vote to approve the Named Executive Officer's compensation

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 133,010,552 45,774,266 361,084 12,697,086

The proposal was approved on an advisory basis.

Proposal 3: Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 183,518,294 6,012,713 2,311,981 N/A

The appointment was ratified.


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