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Richmont Mines Announces Election of Directors

May 9, 2014



MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 9, 2014) - Richmont Mines Inc. (TSX:RIC)(NYSE MKT:RIC), ("Richmont" or the "Corporation"), announces that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2014 Annual and Special General Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of Richmont. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors that was held at the Corporation's Annual and Special General Meeting on May 8, 2014 in Montreal are detailed below.

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H. Greg Chamandy 13,709,806 98.06% 270,636 1.94% Paul Carmel 13,779,789 98.56% 200,653 1.44% Rene Marion 13,732,924 98.23% 247,518 1.77% James Gill 13,692,624 97.94% 287,818 2.06% Elaine



Ellingham 13,705,354 98.03% 275,088 1.97% Michael Pesner 13,598,503 97.27% 381,939 2.73% ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

About Richmont Mines Inc.

Richmont Mines has produced over 1,400,000 ounces of gold from its operations in Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland since beginning production in 1991. The Corporation currently produces gold from the Island Gold Mine in Ontario and the Beaufor, Monique and W Zone mines in Quebec. The Corporation is also advancing the Island Gold Deep resource located directly beneath the Island Gold Mine in Ontario. With over 20 years of experience in gold production, exploration and development, and prudent financial management, the Corporation is well-positioned to cost-effectively build its Canadian reserve base and to successfully enter its next phase of growth. Richmont routinely posts news and other important information on its website (www.richmont-mines.com).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Investor Relations: Jennifer AitkenRICHMONT MINES INC. 514 397-1410 ext. 101 jaitken@richmont-mines.comwww.richmont-mines.com Source: Richmont Mines Inc.


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