STFR Steadfast Apartment REIT
Filed: 4 Dec 20, 12:55pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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):
December 2, 2020
STEADFAST APARTMENT REIT, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|Incorporation or Organization)||Identification No.)|
|18100 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 200|
|Irvine, California 92612|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)|
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (949) 569-9700
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on December 2, 2020. At the Annual Meeting, the holders of 55,266,633 shares of the Company’s common stock were present in person or represented by proxy, representing approximately 50.20% of the total number of shares entitled to vote at the meeting. The following are the voting results for each proposal presented to the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting:
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
All of the director nominees were elected to serve until the next annual meeting of the Company’s stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualified. The voting results for each of the individuals nominated for election as directors were as follows:
|Name||Votes For||Votes Withheld|
|G. Brian Christie||49,537,639||2,855,284|
|Rodney F. Emery||49,585,194||2,807,729|
|Ella S. Neyland||49,639,689||2,753,234|
|Ana Marie del Rio||49,675,566||2,717,357|
|Thomas H. Purcell||49,588,547||2,804,376|
|Kerry D. Vandell||49,600,904||2,792,019|
|Stephen R. Bowie||49,598,888||2,794,035|
|Ned W. Brines||49,601,683||2,791,240|
No broker non-votes were cast in the election of the director nominees.
Proposal 2: Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, was approved. The following votes were taken in connection with this proposal:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions|
No broker non-votes were cast in the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.
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.
|STEADFAST APARTMENT REIT, INC.|
|Date:||December 4, 2020||By:||/s/ Ella S. Neyland|
|Ella S. Neyland|
|President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|