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Form 8-K for BIO RAD LABORATORIES INC


25-Apr-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 22, 2014. The matters voted upon at the meeting and the results of those votes are set forth below.

1. Each of the nominated directors was elected and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast in the respective class of Common Stock, as follows:

                     Class of
                   Common Stock       Votes        Votes             Votes             Broker
                     to Elect          For        Against          Abstaining        Non-Votes

Louis Drapeau         Class A        12,416,236    7,838,817                 52,687    1,717,551
Robert M.
Malchione             Class A        19,815,190      440,101                 52,449    1,717,551
Deborah J. Neff       Class B         4,824,166        7,731                     10      173,050
Alice N. Schwartz     Class B         4,821,219       10,678                     10      173,050
Norman Schwartz       Class B         4,821,219       10,678                     10      173,050

2. The proposal to select KPMG LLP as the Company's independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 was ratified and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the voting power of the holders of Class A and Class B Common Stock, as follows:

         Votes                   Votes                    Votes                   Broker
           For                  Against                 Abstaining               Non-Votes
       7,181,040                 21,046                   5,400                      -

3. The proposal to amend the Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. 2007 Incentive Award Plan to increase the number of shares authorized for sale thereunder by 600,000 and amend the performance criteria included thereunder was approved and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the voting power of the holders of Class A and Class B Common Stock, as follows:

         Votes                   Votes                    Votes                   Broker
          For                   Against                 Abstaining               Non-Votes
       6,555,515                213,811                   93,355                  344,805

4. The advisory resolution on executive compensation was approved and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the voting power of the holders of Class A and Class B Common Stock, as follows:

         Votes                   Votes                    Votes                    Broke
          For                    Against                Abstaining               Non-Votes
       6,555,049                186,326                  121,306                  344,805


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