Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.
(the "Company") held on May 7, 2018, the proposals listed below were
submitted to a vote of the shareholders. The proposals are described
in the Company's definitive proxy statement for the annual meeting
previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Each
of the proposals was approved by the shareholders pursuant to the
voting results set forth below.
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors
The four nominees for the Board of Directors were elected to hold office
until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are
elected and duly qualified. The tabulation of votes was:
Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Vote
Ellen R. Gordon 270,674,408 3,974,234 7,457,184
Lana Jane Lewis-Brent 271,031,090 3,617,552 7,457,184
Barre A. Seibert 269,957,039 4,691,603 7,457,184
Paula M. Wardynski 271,461,685 3,186,957 7,457,184
Proposal 2 - Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's
independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year ending
December 31, 2018 was ratified by a vote of 277,670,499 for the motion
and 4,278,195 against the motion.
Proposal 3 - Shareholder Proposal Relating to Sustainability Reporting
The shareholder resolution relating to sustainability reporting was not
approved, by a vote of 7,956,801 for the proposal and 264,781,668 against the
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES, INC.
May 7, 2018 By: /S/G. HOWARD EMBER, JR.
Name: G. Howard Ember, Jr.
Title: V.P. Finance and Chief
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