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Form 8-K for SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRIES INC


28-Apr-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

On April 24, 2014, the Company held its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders. At the meeting, the shareholders voted on (1) the election of eleven directors nominated by the Board for one-year terms, (2) an advisory resolution to approve executive compensation, (3) the ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2014, and (4) an amendment to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation to make the provisions of Section 14A:3-6.1 to14A:3-6.9 of the New Jersey Business Corporation Act relating to derivative proceedings and shareholder class actions, applicable to the Company.

The shareholders elected all eleven director nominees, approved, on an advisory basis, executive compensation, ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2014, and approved the amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation.

The number of votes cast for or against and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon, as applicable, are set forth below.

                             Votes For     Votes Withheld    Abstentions      Broker
                                                                             Non-Votes
Proposal 1: Election of
Directors
Sarah M. Barpoulis           24,730,419       136,553           54,072       5,019,482
Thomas A. Bracken            24,686,886       152,837           81,355       5,019,482
Keith S. Campbell            23,993,576       849,856           77,645       5,019,482
Victor A. Fortkiewicz        24,718,006       139,289           63,783       5,019,482
Edward J. Graham             23,750,267      1,128,540          42,271       5,019,482
Sheila Hartnett-Devlin       24,011,315       863,608           46,155       5,019,482
Walter M. Higgins III        24,722,794       149,039           49,245       5,019,482
Sunita Holzer                24,710,278       161,558           49,242       5,019,482
Joseph H. Petrowski          24,731,607       136,600           52,871       5,019,482
Michael J. Renna             23,990,100       844,069           86,909       5,019,482
Frank L. Sims                24,728,636       142,904           49,538       5,019,482


                                                                             Broker
                                     Votes For  Votes Against Abstentions  Non-Votes
Proposal 2: Advisory Vote to
Approve Executive Compensation      23,377,971    1,276,669     266,438    5,019,482




                                                                             Broker
                                    Votes For  Votes Against Abstentions   Non-Votes
Proposal 3: Ratification of
Appointment of Deloitte & Touche
LLP as Independent Registered
Public Accounting Firm for 2014    28,890,645     980,486       69,061         0

                                                                             Broker

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Non-Votes Proposal 4: Approval of Amendment
to Certificate of Incorporation
relating to derivative proceedings
and shareholder class actions 16,139,967 13,545,048 202,529 53,016

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRIES, INC.

Dated: April 28, 2014 By: Gina Merritt-Epps, Esq Name: Gina Merritt-Epps, Esq.

Title: General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

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