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PORTOLA PHARMACEUTICALS INC 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

At the Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the "Company") 2014 annual meeting of stockholders held on May 16, 2014, the stockholders voted on the two proposals listed below. The proposals are described in detail in the Company's definitive proxy statement for the 2014 annual meeting, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 4, 2014 (the "Proxy Statement"). The results of the matters voted upon at the meeting were:

a) Each of the Class I nominees of the Company's Board of Directors were elected to hold office until the Company's 2017 annual meeting of stockholders. The Class I nominees were: Jeffrey W. Bird, M.D., Ph.D.; 34,518,074 shares of Common Stock voted for, 603,637 withheld, and 2,208,520 broker non-votes; John H. Johnson; 34,325,370 shares of Common Stock voted for, 796,341 withheld, and 2,208,520 broker non-votes; and H. Ward Wolff; 34,517,317 shares of Common Stock voted for, 604,394 withheld, and 2,208,520 broker non-votes. The terms of office of Class II directors Jean-Jacques BienaimÉ, Nicholas G. Galakatos, Ph.D. and Charles J. Homcy, M.D. continue until the Company's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders. The terms of office of Class III directors Hollings C. Renton, Robert M. Califf, M.D. and William Lis continue until the Company's 2016 annual meeting of stockholders. b) The stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Company's Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2014: 37,165,478 shares of Common Stock voted for, 140,491 against, 24,262 abstaining, and no broker non-votes.



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