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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 8, 2018
MDU Resources Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1200 West Century Avenue
P.O. Box 5650
Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5650
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (701) 530-1000
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
MDU Resources Group, Inc.’s (the “Company”) Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on May 8, 2018. Three Company proposals were submitted to stockholders as described in the Company’s Proxy Statement dated March 23, 2018. The proposals and the results of the stockholder vote, with fractional share totals rounded to the nearest whole share, are as follows.
Proposal to elect nine directors for one-year terms:
Karen B. Fagg
David L. Goodin
Mark A. Hellerstein
Dennis W. Johnson
William E. McCracken
Patricia L. Moss
Harry J. Pearce
John K. Wilson
All of the Company’s nominees were elected, having received more votes cast “for” their election than “against” their election.
Advisory vote to approve the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers
The proposal was approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, having received the affirmative vote of a majority of the common stock present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting and entitled to vote on the proposal.
Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018
The proposal was approved, having received the affirmative vote of a majority of the common stock present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting and entitled to vote on the proposal.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 9, 2018
MDU Resources Group, Inc.
/s/ Daniel S. Kuntz
Daniel S. Kuntz
Vice President, General Counsel