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Form 8-K for GENTEX CORP


16-May-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

On May 15, 2014, Gentex Corporation (the "Company") held its 2014 Annual Meeting of the Shareholders. The matters listed and described briefly below were submitted to a vote of the shareholders through the solicitation of proxies. The proposals are described in detail in the Company's Proxy Statement filed April 4, 2014. The voting results are as follows:

Election of Directors

The following individuals were elected to serve as directors of the Company to
hold office a one (1) year term expiring in 2015:

Nominee            Votes For    Votes Withheld    Broker Non-Votes
Pete Hoekstra     121,664,940        1,004,809       14,713,883
James Hollars     120,633,213        2,036,536       14,713,883
John Mulder       119,851,935        2,817,814       14,713,883
Mark Newton       120,430,864        2,238,885       14,713,883
Richard Schaum    120,990,679        1,679,070       14,713,883
Frederick Sotok   119,780,643        2,889,106       14,713,883

Proposal to Amend the Restated Articles of Incorporation to Increase the Authorized Shares of Common Stock

The shareholders did approve the proposal to amend the Restated Articles of Incorporation to increase the authorized shares of common stock:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 115,975,037 21,042,779 365,816 -

Ratification of the Appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's Auditors for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2014

The shareholders did ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the Company's auditors for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 131,133,494 6,130,357 119,781 -

Proposal for Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of the Compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers

The shareholders did approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers:


Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 119,219,052 2,965,669 485,028 14,713,883

Proposal to Approve the Employee Stock Option Plan

The shareholders did approve the Employee Stock Option Plan:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 111,392,344 10,918,276 359,129 14,713,883

Proposal to Amend the 2012 Amended and Restated Nonemployee Director Stock Option Plan

The shareholders did approve the amendment to the 2012 Amended and Restated Nonemployee Stock Option Plan:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 116,578,530 5,662,135 429,084 14,713,883

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