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HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT CO FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

May 14, 2014



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

On May 13, 2014, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (the "Company") held its 2014 annual meeting of stockholders (the "Annual Meeting").

The following items were voted upon by stockholders at the Annual Meeting:

1. Each of the board of directors' nominees for director was elected to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified, by the votes set forth below:

Nominee For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes Linda K. Zecher 100,175,565 1,112 1,503 1,525,704 Lawrence K. Fish 100,153,483 23,792 905 1,525,704 John R. McKernan, Jr. 100,176,063 1,212 905 1,525,704 John F. Killian 100,176,025 1,212 943 1,525,704 L. Gordon Crovitz 100,153,571 23,704 905 1,525,704 Sheru Chowdhry 98,211,711 1,958,764 7,705 1,525,704 Jill A. Greenthal 98,284,288 1,892,987 905 1,525,704 E. Rogers Novak, Jr. 100,153,771 23,504 905 1,525,704 Jonathan F. Miller 100,153,983 23,292 905 1,525,704



2. The compensation of the Company's named executive officers was approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, by the votes set forth below:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 100,169,828 7,314 1,038 1,525,704



3. The recommended frequency of advisory votes on executive compensation was every year, by the votes set forth below:

Every Year Every Two Years Every Three Years Abstain Broker Non-Votes 97,311,158 864,199 1,997,184 5,639 1,525,704 2



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In light of the foregoing, the Company currently intends to hold annual advisory votes on executive compensation until the next required vote regarding the frequency of such votes.

4. The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, was ratified, by the votes set forth below:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 101,673,814 27,906 2,164 0 3



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