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Form 8-K for ARCH COAL INC


29-Apr-2014

Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Secur


Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers;
Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

As previously disclosed, on April 24, 2014, immediately after the stockholders meeting of Arch Coal, Inc. (the "Company"), Mr. Steven F. Leer retired from the Board of Directors of the Company. On the same date, the Board of Directors decreased the size of the Board of Directors from twelve to eleven. Mr. Leer was Chairman of the Board and a member of the Finance Committee and the Energy and Environmental Policy Committee.



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

The annual meeting of stockholders of the Company was held on April 24, 2014. The following proposals were submitted by the Board of Directors to a vote of security holders and the final results of the voting on each proposal are noted below.

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors

The following five directors were nominated to serve for their respective term expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders in which their respective class expires, or when their successors are otherwise duly elected and qualified. The five directors, as indicated below, were elected as directors of the Company.

Nominee                    For       Withheld     Broker Non-Votes
John W. Eaves           99,837,227    7,655,223         73,807,918
Douglas H. Hunt         99,239,894    8,252,556
J. Thomas Jones         99,012,710    8,479,740
Paul A. Lang            96,461,384   11,031,066
George C. Morris, III   99,888,599    7,603,851

Proposal 2 - The Approval of Named Executive Compensation in an Advisory Vote:

The stockholders were asked to approve the named executive compensation of the Company in an advisory vote. The proposal was approved as follows:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

76,240,988 29,265,287 1,986,175 73,807,918

Proposal 3 - The Ratification of the Appointment of Ernst & Young, LLP, as Arch Coal, Inc.'s Independent Public Accounting Firm

The stockholders were asked to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young, LLP, as Arch Coal, Inc.'s independent public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. The appointment was approved, as indicated below.

For Against Abstain

176,986,588 2,736,454 1,577,326

Proposal 4 - Stockholder Proposal Regarding Majority Vote:

The stockholders were asked to vote on the stockholder proposal presented at the meeting regarding majority vote. The proposal was rejected, as indicated below.


For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

47,779,549 58,159,476 1,553,425 73,807,918

Proposal 5 - Stockholder Proposal Regarding Environmental Matters:

The stockholders were asked to vote on the stockholder proposal presented at the meeting regarding environmental matters. The proposal was rejected, as indicated below.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

22,570,254 76,925,586 7,996,610 73,807,918


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