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Target Announces Voting Results from 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
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MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2017-- Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) today announced voting results from its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Shareholders elected 12 members of the board of directors, ratified the appointment of Target’s independent registered public accounting firm, approved the “Say on Pay” management proposal, approved “1 Year” as the recommendation for the frequency of Say on Pay Votes and approved the Target Corporation Executive Officer Cash Incentive Plan.

The Carideo Group, the independent Inspector of Elections, has certified all voting results for the Annual Meeting, held on June 14, 2017. The final tabulation indicates that approximately 494 million shares were voted, representing 89.5 percent of outstanding shares.

The final tabulation of votes for each proposal is as follows:

1. Shareholders elected each of the following board nominees for a one-year term by a majority of the votes cast:



Percent For

Percent Against

Roxanne S. Austin 94.8 5.2
Douglas M. Baker, Jr. 86.0 14.0
Brian C. Cornell 94.5 5.5
Calvin Darden 97.7 2.3
Henrique De Castro 98.3 1.7
Robert L. Edwards 99.1 0.9
Melanie L. Healy 98.4 1.6
Donald R. Knauss 98.3 1.7
Monica C. Lozano 99.1 0.9
Mary E. Minnick 98.8 1.2
Derica W. Rice 99.0 1.0
Kenneth L. Salazar 98.8 1.2

2. Shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Target’s independent registered accounting firm for fiscal 2017:



For 96.3
Against 3.4
Abstain 0.3

3. Shareholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, Target’s executive compensation (“Say on Pay”):



For 93.9
Against 6.1

4. Shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, a frequency of “1 Year” as the recommendation for the frequency of Say on Pay votes:



1 Year 88.7
2 Years 0.5
3 Years 10.8

5. Shareholders approved the Target Corporation Executive Officer Cash Incentive Plan:



For 96.0
Against 3.2
Abstain 0.7

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