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Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

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Vote support at last AGM

On April 22, 2021, NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE) (the “Company”), held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, 47,964,126 shares of common stock, par value $.01, were present in person or by proxies. This represented nearly 95 percent of the 50,621,147 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, the stockholders:

•Elected all eight of the directors nominated by the Board of Directors;

•Ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm;

•Approved the Company's amended and restated equity compensation plan; and

•Approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, as described in the Company's Proxy Statement.

Set forth below are the final voting results on each such matter.

1. Election of Directors. The Board of Directors of the Company nominated eight persons for election as directors of the Company, each to hold office for a one-year term expiring at the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. Each nominee was an incumbent director, and no other person was nominated. The votes cast for or withheld with respect to each nominee were as follows:

Name of DirectorForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
Anthony T. Clark45,862,682 479,179 1,622,265
Dana J. Dykhouse38,552,277 7,789,584 1,622,265
Jan R. Horsfall46,229,697 112,164 1,622,265
Britt E. Ide45,989,178 352,683 1,622,265
Robert C. Rowe46,268,213 73,648 1,622,265
Linda G. Sullivan46,031,453 310,408 1,622,265
Mahvash Yazdi46,108,844 233,017 1,622,265
Jeffrey W. Yingling46,018,021 323,840 1,622,265

2. Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The votes cast with respect to the ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered accounting firm were as follows:


3. Approval of Amended and Restated Equity Compensation Plan. The votes cast with respect to the approval of our amended and restated equity compensation plan were as follows:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes

3. Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. The votes cast with respect to the advisory vote to approve named executive officer compensation were as follows:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes