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Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendment or Waiver to

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On May 21, 2013, the registrant announced that after 41 years with the Company and 16 years as Vice President of Sales, pursuant to personal plans, Donald E. Hoeschen, resigned his Officer position as of that date. Mr. Hoeschen will continue as an employee of the Company in a more limited capacity as National Account Sales Manager.

On May 21, 2013, the registrant also announced the election of Spencer W. Ahneman, 59, to Vice President of Sales. Prior to that date he had most recently served the Company as National Account Sales Manager and in other capacities as District Sales Manager, District Sales Representative, and Sales Promotional Representative. Mr. Ahneman has been associated with the Company since 1977.

A press release regarding the departure of Mr. Hoeschen and the election of Mr. Ahneman is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 5.05 Amendments to the Registrant's Code of Ethics, or Waiver of a Provision of the Code of Ethics

On May 21, 2013, the Company adopted an updated and revised code of ethics that applies to all Company employees, entitled the "Corporate Code of Conduct," which is set forth in the Corporate Governance section of the Company's website located at The revisions to the Corporate Code of Conduct made it a more concise, readable, and understandable document.

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The registrant held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 21, 2013. At the meeting, stockholders re-elected Messrs. Richard N. Cardozo and Patrick J. Quinn to serve as directors for concurrent three-year terms ending at the annual meeting to the held in 2016. The stockholders also ratified the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013. A press release regarding the outcome of the votes of the stockholders is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Set forth below are the final voting results for each of the proposals.

Election of Directors

Name                    For      Withheld    Broker Non-Votes
Richard N. Cardozo   4,161,047   1,140,554      1,229,918
Patrick J. Quinn     5,198,271    103,330       1,229,918

Ratify the Appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 6,501,224 13,186 16,909 0

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.   Description
  99.1        Press Release of National Presto Industries, Inc. dated May 23, 2013

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