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Form 8-K for MICROSOFT CORP


20-Nov-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On November 19, 2013, Microsoft Corporation (the "Company") held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting"). There were 8,360,743,755 shares of common stock entitled to be voted. There were 7,016,304,432 shares voted in person or by proxy. At the Annual Meeting:

(1) The shareholders voted to elect each of the nine (9) nominees for director.

(2) Shareholders approved the material terms of the performance goals under the Executive Officer Incentive Plan.

(3) The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

(4) The shareholders voted to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2014.

The Company's inspector of election certified the following vote tabulations:

Election of directors

                                                                                                                         Broker Non-
                             Vote Results     % Votes For                 For           Against          Abstain               Votes
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Steven A. Ballmer              Re-elected          90.66%       5,343,992,039       550,387,064       17,028,819       1,104,896,510
Dina Dublon                    Re-elected          99.02%       5,834,817,507        57,805,254       18,785,161       1,104,896,510
William H. Gates III           Re-elected          98.13%       5,428,035,168       103,236,437       46,883,327       1,104,896,510
Maria Klawe                    Re-elected          99.04%       5,506,251,626        53,127,693       18,775,613       1,104,896,510
Stephen J. Luczo               Re-elected          99.05%       5,506,325,662        52,660,859       19,168,411       1,104,896,510
David F. Marquardt             Re-elected          93.88%       5,218,345,040       340,422,382       19,387,510       1,104,896,510
Charles H. Noski               Re-elected          99.10%       5,838,893,714        52,927,642       19,586,566       1,104,896,510
Helmut Panke                   Re-elected          98.73%       5,816,987,294        74,785,112       19,635,516       1,104,896,510
John W. Thompson               Re-elected          91.41%       5,376,806,307       505,282,952       29,318,663       1,104,896,510
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Approval of material terms of the performance goals under the Executive Officer Incentive Plan

Broker Non- Vote Results % Votes For For Against Abstain Votes

Approved 97.87% 5,759,859,245 125,408,870 26,139,807 1,104,896,510

Advisory vote on executive compensation

Broker Non- Vote Results % Votes For For Against Abstain Votes

Approved 95.90% 5,635,546,611 241,232,466 34,628,845 1,104,896,510

Ratification of appointment of independent auditors

Broker Non- Vote Results % Votes For For Against Abstain Votes

Approved 98.74% 6,569,474,308 83,902,561 29,674,573 0


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