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FRANKLIN STREET PROPERTIES CORP /MA/ FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

May 16, 2014



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

On May 15, 2014, Franklin Street Properties Corp. ("our" or the "Registrant") held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "2014 Annual Meeting"). The 2014 Annual Meeting was called for the following purposes: (1) to elect two Class III directors to serve until the 2017 annual meeting, (2) to ratify the Audit Committee's appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, and (3) to approve, by non-binding vote, executive compensation.

(1) The following table sets forth the names of the directors elected at the 2014 Annual Meeting for new three-year terms and the final number of votes cast for and withheld from each director.

Name For Withheld Broker Non-Votes



George J. Carter 71,933,113 4,479,282 13,183,593

Georgia Murray 74,388,542 2,023,853 13,183,593



(2) The proposal to ratify the Audit Committee's appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 was approved. The final number of votes cast for or against or abstaining from voting on that proposal are listed below.

For Against Abstain 88,721,530 203,866 670,592



(3) The proposal to approve, by non-binding vote, executive compensation was approved. The final number of votes cast for or against or abstaining from voting on that proposal are listed below.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

74,616,354 1,545,826 250,215 13,183,593


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