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COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

May 9, 2014


(a) & (b): On May 7, 2014, the Company held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The matters listed below were submitted to a vote of the stockholders through the solicitation of proxies, and the proposals are described in detail in the Company's Proxy Statement filed with the SEC and dated March 27, 2014. The final results of the stockholder vote are as follows:

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors

The following individuals were elected to serve as Class II directors to hold office until the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified, with the vote count shown below. There were 2,270,305 broker non-votes.

Nominee For Withheld Bradley J. Bell 28,660,364 47,538 Richard S. Grant 28,548,525 159,377 Amy J. Yoder 28,668,026 39,876

Proposal 2 - Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2014, with the vote count shown below:

For Against Abstain 30,549,790 421,360 7,057

Proposal 3 - Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation

The stockholders provided an advisory vote regarding compensation of the named executive officers for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 as described in the proxy statement, with the vote count shown below. There were 2,270,305 broker non-votes.

For Against Abstain Shares Voted 27,336,062 1,341,869 29,971 Percent of Votes Cast 95.22% 4.67% 0.10%


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