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Form 8-K for FIRST FEDERAL BANCSHARES OF ARKANSAS INC


31-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") of First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, Inc. (the "Company") was held on May 29, 2013. Matters voted on by shareholders included (i) the election of directors to the Company's Board of Directors, (ii) approval, on a non-binding advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, (iii) recommendation, on a non-binding advisory basis, of the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation, and (iv) ratification of the Audit Committee's appointment of BKD, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013. The final voting results of the shareholders' votes are reported below.

(i) The following directors were elected by the indicated votes:

Directors             Votes For  Votes Against  Votes Abstained  Broker Non-Votes
Richard N. Massey     17,140,041       510,667            7,049     1,788,967
W. Dabbs Cavin        17,145,388       503,435            8,934     1,788,967
K. Aaron Clark        17,637,161        17,296            3,300     1,788,967
Frank Conner          17,633,107        16,958            7,692     1,788,967
Scott T. Ford         17,630,898        16,256           10,603     1,788,967
G. Brock Gearhart     17,636,088        18,396            3,273     1,788,967

John P. Hammerschmidt 17,628,493 19,212 10,052 1,788,967 O. Fitzgerald Hill 17,641,040 10,964 5,753 1,788,967 Christopher M. Wewers 17,140,510 511,168 6,079 1,788,967

(ii) The compensation of the Company's named executive officers was approved (on a non-binding advisory basis) by the indicated votes:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstained Broker Non-Votes 17,586,599 55,504 15,654 1,788,967

(iii) Shareholders recommended (on a non-binding advisory basis) a frequency of every three years for future advisory votes on executive compensation by the indicated votes:

Every Year Every Two Years Every Three Years Votes Abstained Broker Non-Votes 659,582 94,690 16,807,245 96,239 1,788,968

Consistent with the shareholders' vote on this matter, the Company's Board of Directors has determined to hold an advisory vote on executive compensation every three years until the next required vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation.

(iv) The appointment of BKD, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013 was ratified by the indicated votes:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstained 19,443,255 2,948 521


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