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CONTINENTAL RESOURCES, INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

May 30, 2014



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

Continental Resources, Inc. (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") on May 23, 2014. At the meeting, the Company's shareholders were requested to:

elect two Class II members to the Company's Board of Directors to serve until the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2017; vote on a proposal to approve, by a non-binding vote, the compensation of the named executive officers; and ratify the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014.



Each of these items is more fully described in the Company's proxy statement filed on April 10, 2014. The certified results of the matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting are as follows:

Proposal No. 1 - Election of Directors: The election of each director required the affirmative vote of a plurality of the shares present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The shareholders elected the following nominees:

Nominee For Withheld Broker Non-Votes David L. Boren (Class II) 173,535,227 924,023 6,810,338 William B. Berry (Class II) 173,506,040 953,210 6,810,338



Proposal No. 2 - Approval, by a Non-Binding Vote, of the Compensation of the Named Executive Officers: The approval of the compensation of the named executive officers required an affirmative vote from the majority of shares present and entitled to vote either in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers. The voting results are as follows:

For Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 173,499,368 622,191 337,691 6,810,338



Proposal No. 3 - Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm: The ratification of the selection of Grant Thornton LLP required an affirmative vote from the majority of shares present and entitled to vote either in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The shareholders approved the ratification of the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. The voting results are as follows:

For Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 180,220,764 785,520 263,304 0



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