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Form 8-K for SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY CO


21-May-2014

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


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

The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Southwestern Energy Company (the "Company") was held on May 20, 2014. At the annual meeting, the stockholders elected each of the following individuals to serve on the Board of Directors for a term of one year, or until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified, with the votes, rounded to the nearest whole share, cast as follows:

JOHN D. GASS For:      298,282,295
             Against:    1,376,283
             Abstain:      301,132
             Nonvotes:  19,830,045

Uncast: 0

CATHERINE A. KEHR For:       297,567,278
                  Against:     2,102,361
                  Abstain:       290,072
                  Nonvotes:   19,830,045

Uncast: 0

GREG D. KERLEY For:       298,112,159
               Against:     1,543,078
               Abstain:       304,473
               Nonvotes:   19,830,045

Uncast: 0

VELLO A. KUUSKRAA For:       297,484,670
                  Against:     2,112,092
                  Abstain:       362,948
                  Nonvotes:   19,830,045

Uncast: 0

KENNETH R. MOURTON For:       296,832,588
                   Against:     2,826,581
                   Abstain:       300,541
                   Nonvotes:   19,830,045

Uncast: 0

STEVEN L. MUELLER For:       292,830,045
                  Against:     6,163,308
                  Abstain:       966,357
                  Nonvotes:   19,830,045

Uncast: 0

ELLIOT PEW For:       298,331,417
           Against:     1,325,221
           Abstain:       303,073
           Nonvotes:   19,830,045

Uncast: 0

ALAN H. STEVENS For:      298,091,220
                Against:    1,568,640
                Abstain:      299,850
                Nonvotes:  19,830,045

Uncast: 0

In addition, the following proposals were voted at the Annual Meeting:

The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to serve as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2014 was approved by the stockholders, with the votes, rounded to the nearest whole share, cast as follows:

For:       318,682,134
Against:       860,681
Abstain:       246,935
Nonvotes:            0


Uncast:  5

With respect to the advisory vote regarding the compensation of our Named Executive Officers disclosed in the proxy statement, which vote is referred to as the "say-on-pay vote" and occurs each year in accordance with the frequency determined by the Board of Directors, the stockholders have approved the compensation of our Named Executive Officers, with the votes, rounded to the nearest whole share, cast as follows:

For:       293,119,527
Against:     6,299,182
Abstain:       541,002
Nonvotes:   19,830,045


Uncast:  0

The stockholder proposal as set forth in the proxy statement to amend the Company's bylaws to give holders in the aggregate of 15% of the outstanding shares of common stock the power to call a special meeting was not approved by the stockholders, with the votes, rounded to the nearest whole share, cast as follows:

For:       114,165,108
Against:   185,079,578
Abstain:       715,024
Nonvotes:   19,830,045


Uncast:  0

The stockholder proposal as set forth in the proxy statement requesting that the Company issue a report regarding methane emissions was not approved by the stockholders, with the votes, rounded to the nearest whole share, cast as follows:

For:        64,901,578
Against:   222,114,835
Abstain:    12,943,298
Nonvotes:   19,830,045


Uncast:  0



Item 8.01 Other Events.

At the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company on May 20, 2014, Steven L. Mueller was appointed as Chairman of the Board and Catherine A. Kehr was appointed as Presiding Director.


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