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Form 8-K for RENT A CENTER INC DE


9-May-2014

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


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

The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Rent-A-Center, Inc. was held on May 8, 2014. At the meeting, the registrant's stockholders voted on three matters:
(1) the election of three Class II Directors, (2) the ratification of the Audit Committee's appointment of KPMG LLP, registered independent accountants, as the registrant's independent auditors for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, and (3) the approval, on a non-binding basis, of an advisory resolution on executive compensation. All proposals were adopted. The final voting results for each proposal are set forth below.

Proposal One: Having received more than a majority of votes cast at the meeting, each of the individuals named below was elected to a three-year term as a Class II Director:

Nominee              Votes For    Votes Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes

Jeffery M. Jackson   45,977,541      272,237        151,366        2,568,411
Leonard H. Roberts   45,882,785      366,982        151,377        2,568,411
Mark E. Speese       41,135,779     5,114,505       150,860        2,568,411

The following directors' terms of office as a director continued after the Annual Meeting of Stockholders:

Robert D. Davis

Michael J. Gade

J.V. Lentell

Steven L. Pepper

Paula Stern, Ph.D.

Proposal Two: The appointment of KPMG LLP, registered independent accountants, as our independent auditors for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, was ratified with voting on the proposal as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 48,642,374 186,552 140,629 -

Proposal Three: The approval, on a non-binding basis, of the advisory resolution on executive compensation:

                    Votes
Votes For    Against/Abstentions   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
45,630,676         632,690           137,777        2,568,412




Item 8.01 Other Events.

On May 8, 2014, Rent-A-Center, Inc. issued a press release announcing that its board of directors declared a cash dividend in the amount of $0.23 per share payable on July 24, 2014, to common stockholders of record as of the close of business on July 2, 2014.

The press release containing these announcements is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

99.1 Press Release issued on May 8, 2014 by Rent-A-Center, Inc.


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