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Form 8-K for ACORDA THERAPEUTICS INC


10-Jun-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

The Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 5, 2014 (the "Annual Meeting") at the Residence Inn By Marriott, 7 Executive Boulevard, Yonkers, NY 10701. 39,137,986 shares of the Company's common stock, or 93.96% of the shares of the Company's common stock issued and outstanding on the record date for the Annual Meeting, were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting. Summarized below are descriptions of the proposals voted on at the Annual Meeting and the final results of such voting:

Proposal One: Election of directors

As described in the Company's 2014 Proxy Statement, the Company's Board of Directors nominated three individuals to serve as Class III directors for a term to expire on the date of the Company's 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified. All of such nominees were elected by a plurality vote (and also received a majority vote, for purposes of the majority vote provisions of the Company's Bylaws), as follows:

Director Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes Ron Cohen, M.D. 36,455.776 199,913 2,482,297 Lorin J. Randall 34,812,210 1,843,479 2,482,297 Steven M. Rauscher 36,419,326 236,363 2,482,297

Proposal Two: Ratification of appointment of independent auditors

The Company's stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, by the following vote:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions
39,035,470 96,256 6,260

Proposal Three: Advisory (non-binding) vote to approve named executive officer compensation

The Company's stockholders voted, in an advisory, non-binding manner, to approve the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers as disclosed in the Company's 2014 Proxy Statement pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, the executive compensation tables and the related footnotes and narrative accompanying the tables (the "say-on-pay vote"). The Company's stockholders voted as follows to approve such executive compensation pursuant to the say-on-pay vote:

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 33,674,758 2,957,281 23,650 2,482,297


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