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Verizon Communications (VZ)

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At the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Verizon Communications Inc. held on May 12, 2022, the following items were submitted to a vote of shareholders.
The number of shares of common stock present at the meeting was 3,496,373,314 or 83.25% of the shares of common stock outstanding on March 14, 2022, the record date for the meeting.

(a)The following nominees were elected to serve on the Board of Directors:

Name of NomineeVotes Cast ForVotes Cast AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
Shellye Archambeau2,674,186,94892,011,07837,403,751692,771,537
Roxanne Austin2,713,162,89175,377,92615,060,960692,771,537
Mark Bertolini2,734,455,86552,524,97116,620,941692,771,537
Melanie Healey2,689,386,25498,581,91815,633,605692,771,537
Laxman Narasimhan2,749,913,39036,755,55316,932,834692,771,537
Clarence Otis, Jr.2,583,119,193204,493,28315,989,301692,771,537
Daniel Schulman2,689,706,40897,235,04516,660,324692,771,537
Rodney Slater2,669,303,833117,057,04217,240,902692,771,537
Carol Tomé2,755,338,58432,492,05015,771,143692,771,537
Hans Vestberg2,549,485,090228,058,13226,058,555692,771,537
Gregory Weaver2,739,903,83746,576,50217,121,438692,771,537

(b)The proposal regarding the advisory vote to approve executive compensation was approved with 2,511,198,875 votes for, 268,256,845 votes against, 24,146,057 abstentions and 692,771,537 broker non-votes.

(c)The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for 2022 was ratified with 3,311,774,338 votes for, 171,087,976 votes against and 13,511,002 abstentions.

(d)The shareholder proposal regarding a report on charitable contributions was defeated with 157,344,797 votes for, 2,615,229,027 votes against, 31,027,953 abstentions and 692,771,537 broker non-votes.

(e)The shareholder proposal regarding an amendment to the clawback policy was defeated with 1,004,221,982 votes for, 1,709,723,263 votes against, 89,656,532 abstentions and 692,771,537 broker non-votes.

(f)The shareholder proposal regarding shareholder ratification of annual equity awards was defeated with 1,198,748,932 votes for, 1,522,233,253 votes against, 82,619,592 abstentions and 692,771,537 broker non-votes.

(g)The shareholder proposal regarding business operations in China was defeated with 121,040,779 votes for, 2,568,899,460 votes against, 113,661,538 abstentions and 692,771,537 broker non-votes.