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Form 8-K for SONIC CORP


17-Jan-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Financial Statement


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

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company was held on January 16, 2014. Matters voted upon by shareholders at that meeting were:

Proposal 1

Each of the nominees was elected a director to hold office for a three-year term
expiring at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2017 or until his or her
successor is elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:



        Nominee                For       Withhold Authority   Broker Non-Vote
        Tony D. Bartel      47,606,654        102,859            5,285,130
        Lauren R. Hobart    47,606,087        103,426            5,285,130
        Jeffrey H. Schutz   47,462,752        246,761            5,285,130
        Kathryn L. Taylor   47,228,486        481,027            5,285,130

Proposal 2

The proposal to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm was approved. The voting results were as follows:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 51,869,911 1,078,499 46,233 -

Proposal 3

The Board proposal seeking a non-binding advisory vote on the Company's executive compensation was approved. The voting results were as follows:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 47,236,407 418,944 54,162 5,285,130

Proposal 4

The proposal to approve the Sonic Corp. 2006 Long-Term Incentive Plan, as amended, was approved. The voting results were as follows:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 41,781,048 5,876,084 52,381 5,285,130




Item 8.01 Other Events

On January 16, 2014, the Company issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved an increase to its share repurchase program and authorized the Company to complete such repurchases from time-to-time in the open market or otherwise, including through an accelerated share repurchase program, under the terms of a Rule 10b5-1 plan, in privately negotiated transactions or in round lot or block transactions. The Company's press release also announced that two new directors, Tony D. Bartel and Lauren R. Hobart, were elected to the Board and two existing directors, Jeffrey H. Schutz and Kathryn L. Taylor, were re-elected to the Board at the annual shareholders meeting. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

99 Press Release, dated January 16, 2014


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