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WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

January 17, 2014

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Washington Federal, Inc. was held on January 15, 2014 . The three items voted upon by shareholders included 1) the election of three directors for a three-year term and to continue until their successors are elected and qualified, 2) a non-binding, advisory vote on the compensation of Washington Federal Named Executive Officers and 3) the ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the independent registered public accountants for fiscal 2014. The results of the voting were as follows: Votes Cast Votes Total For Against Withheld Votes Cast Election of Directors Three-year term: David K. Grant 82,063,284 - 203,270 82,266,554 Anna C. Johnson 81,670,628 - 595,926 82,266,554 Randall H. Talbot 82,061,630 - 204,924 82,266,554 Non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation 80,907,183 712,359 81,619,542 Abstained 647,011 647,011 82,266,553 Ratify appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP 94,450,805 431,406 161,578 95,043,789 Based on the results above, all of the business voted upon by the shareholders was approved. 2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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