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Form 8-K for UIL HOLDINGS CORP


14-May-2014

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


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The Annual Meeting of the Shareowners of UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL Holdings or Corporation) was held on May 13, 2014. The following matters were submitted to a vote: (1) election of the members of the Board of Directors for one-year terms, until the 2015 Annual Meeting, (2) ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as UIL Holdings' independent registered public accounting firm for 2014, (3) approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Corporation's Named Executive Officers and (4) approval of an amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation of UIL Holdings to provide that Directors of the Corporation in uncontested elections be elected by a majority vote. For more information on the above proposals, see the Corporation's proxy statement dated April 3, 2014.

All of the nominees for election as Directors listed in the Corporation's proxy statement for the meeting were elected, by the following votes:

                                      Number of Shares
                                                          Broker
                      Nominee          For     Withheld  Non-Votes
                 Thelma R. Albright 39,793,418  805,443  9,421,245
                 Arnold L. Chase    36,361,557 4,237,304 9,421,245
                 Betsy Henley-Cohn  39,784,090  814,771  9,421,245
                 Suedeen G. Kelly   34,587,638 6,011,223 9,421,245
                 John L. Lahey      39,790,369  808,492  9,421,245
                 Daniel J. Miglio   39,629,731  969,130  9,421,245
                 William F. Murdy   39,772,428  826,433  9,421,245
                 William B. Plummer 40,106,210  492,651  9,421,245
                 Donald R. Shassian 40,111,638  487,223  9,421,245
                 James P. Torgerson 39,775,248  823,613  9,421,245

The selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm to audit the books and affairs of UIL Holdings for the fiscal year 2014 was ratified by the following vote:

Number of Shares For Against Abstained 49,189,070 620,362 210,674

The compensation of the Corporation's Named Executive Officers was approved by the following non-binding advisory vote:

Number of Shares Broker For Against Abstained Non-Votes 38,767,129 1,153,075 678,657 9,421,245


The amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation of UIL Holdings was approved by the following vote:

Number of Shares Broker For Against Abstained Non-Votes 39,938,547 353,715 306,599 9,421,245



Item 8.01 Other Events.

On May 13, 2014, UIL Holdings issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors had declared a quarterly dividend of $0.432 per share on its common stock. This dividend is payable July 1, 2014 to shareowners of record at the close of business on June 16, 2014.

A copy of the Registrant's press release discussing the dividend, among other items, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits - The following exhibit is filed as part of this report:

99.1 Press release, dated May 13, 2014.


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