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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.

The 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") of the Company was held on September 10, 2013. The voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the stockholders of the Company at the Annual Meeting are set forth below.

Election of Directors. The Company's stockholders elected the Board's nominees as Directors of the Company by the following vote:

        Name               Votes For        Votes Withheld       Broker Non-Votes
        Leonard Riggio      56,094,898            4,175,973              7,398,950
        David G. Golden     54,879,303            5,391,568              7,398,950
        David A. Wilson     55,863,516            4,407,355              7,398,950

Messrs. Riggio, Golden and Wilson will hold office until the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company and until their respective successors are elected and qualified.

Advisory (non-binding) Vote on Executive Compensation. The Company's stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, compensation of the Company's named executive officers by an affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast on the proposal. The results of voting on the proposal are set forth below:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 48,766,035 11,236,505 268,331 7,398,950

Ratification of the Appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Independent Registered Public Accountants of the Company for the Fiscal Year Ending May 3, 2014. The Company's stockholders approved the proposal by the following vote:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions 66,688,185 846,002 135,634

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