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Form 8-K for ALIMERA SCIENCES INC


26-Jun-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

At the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders of Alimera Sciences, Inc. (the "Company") held on June 18, 2013 (the "Annual Meeting"), the following proposals were submitted to the stockholders of the Company:

Proposal 1:   The election of three directors to serve as Class III directors for a
              term of three years until the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders.

Proposal 2:   The ratification of the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the
              Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal
              year ending December 31, 2013.

Proposal 3:   The approval on an advisory, non-binding basis of the compensation of
              the Company's named executive officers.

For more information about the foregoing proposals, see the Company's definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2013 (the "Proxy Statement"). Of the 45,115,397 shares of the Company's common stock, including 13,559,322 shares of common stock underlying the Company's outstanding Series A Preferred Stock (based on a deemed conversion price of $2.95 per share), entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, 31,904,106 shares, or approximately 70.2%, were represented at the meeting in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum. The number of votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as abstentions and broker non-votes, if applicable, in respect of each such matter is set forth below:

Proposal 1: Election of Directors.

The Company's stockholders elected the following three directors to serve as Class III directors until the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders. The votes regarding the election of directors were as follows:

Director Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes Mark J. Brooks 27,652,680 415,193 3,836,233 Brian K. Halak, Ph.D. 27,985,247 82,626 3,836,233 Peter J. Pizzo, III 27,985,247 82,626 3,836,233

Proposal 2: Ratification of Selection of Grant Thornton LLP.

The Company's stockholders ratified the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes 31,813,108 90,231 767 0

Proposal 3: Compensation of Officers.

The Company's stockholders approved on an advisory, non-binding basis the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:
Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes 26,017,542 2,032,781 17,550 3,836,233


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