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Form 8-K for VERMILLION, INC.


24-Jun-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

On June 19, 2014, Vermillion, Inc. (the "Company") held its 2014 annual meeting of the stockholders (the "Annual Meeting"). The matters voted on at the Annual Meeting were: (1) the adoption of amendments to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws to declassify the Company's board of directors (the "Board"); (2) the election of James S. Burns and Carl Severinghaus as Class II directors each to serve until his successor is duly elected and qualified; (3) an advisory vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company's definitive proxy statement relating to the Annual Meeting (the "Proxy Statement"); and (4) the ratification of the Board's selection of BDO USA, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. As of the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 35,831,776 shares of Company common stock, par value $0.001 per share, issued and outstanding and entitled to vote. There were 32,839,023 shares present in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The final voting results were as follows:

Proposal 1. Adoption of Amendments to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws to Declassify the Board

3,711,406
FOR AGAINST ABSTENTIONS BROKER NON-VOTES
24,927,282 25,656 14,978 7,871,107

Based on the votes set forth above, the amendments to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws to declassify the Board were approved by the stockholders.

Proposal 2. Election of Class II Directors

NOMINEE FOR AGAINST ABSTENTIONS BROKER NON-VOTES
James S. Burns 24,720,325 247,591 0 7,871,107 Carl Severinghaus 24,901,306 66,610 0 7,871,107

Based on the votes set forth above, each of James S. Burns and Carl Severinghaus was duly elected to serve as a Class II director for a term expiring at the Company's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders and until his successor shall have been elected and qualified, or until his earlier death, resignation or removal.

Proposal 3. Advisory Vote on the Compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers

The advisory vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement, received the following votes:

3,
FOR AGAINST ABSTENTIONS BROKER NON-VOTES
24,816,176 131,878 19,862 7,871,107

Based on the votes set forth above, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement, was approved in an advisory vote by the stockholders.

Proposal 4. Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The ratification of the selection of BDO USA, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 received the following votes:

0,750,820
FOR AGAINST ABSTENTIONS BROKER NON-VOTES
32,816,308 5,475 17,240 0


Based on the votes set forth above, the selection of BDO USA, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 was duly ratified by the stockholders.


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