Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2014

The Charles Schwab Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission File Number: 1-9700


Delaware   94-3025021

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

211 Main Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(415) 667-7000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


  (a) The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of The Charles Schwab Corporation (“CSC”) was held on May 15, 2014.


  (b) All nominees for election as a director were elected, and each nominee received more “for” votes than “against” votes cast for his election. The proposals for ratification of CSC’s independent auditors and for the advisory vote on executive compensation were approved. The stockholder proposal regarding political contributions, the stockholder proposal regarding annual disclosure of EEO-1 data, and the stockholder proposal regarding accelerated vesting upon a change in control were not approved. The final voting results were as follows:


          For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Vote  
1    Election of Directors            
       (a) Frank C. Herringer      1,085,091,404         47,582,196         2,338,758         76,797,090   
       (b) Stephen T. McLin      1,027,022,143         105,623,239         2,366,976         76,797,090   
       (c) Roger O. Walther      1,080,758,089         51,918,980         2,335,289         76,797,090   
       (d) Robert N. Wilson      1,093,624,562         38,990,569         2,397,227         76,797,090   
2    Ratification of Independent Auditors      1,196,708,437         12,649,566         2,451,445         0   
3    Advisory Approval of Named Executive Officer Compensation      1,106,484,040         24,712,930         3,813,801         76,798,677   
4    Stockholder Proposal on Political Contributions      251,823,180         695,051,761         188,136,917         76,797,590   
5    Stockholder Proposal on Annual Disclosure of EEO-1 Data      196,950,109         771,930,324         166,130,338         76,798,677   
6    Stockholder Proposal on Accelerated Vesting upon a Change in Control      320,443,952         810,471,613         4,096,293         76,797,590   


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.


Date: May 19, 2014     By:   /s/ Joseph R. Martinetto
      Joseph R. Martinetto
      Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer