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August 1, 2008 at 2:09 PM

Yahoo directors re-elected, but shareholders show displeasure

After its shareholder meeting today, Yahoo released results of voting for its board of directors. All the director candidates were running unopposed, but the number of votes withheld was viewed as a measure of shareholders’ displeasure.

Director: percent of shares for, percent of shares withheld:

Roy J. Bostock: 79.5%, 20.5%;

Ronald W. Burkle: 81.2%, 18.8%;

Eric Hippeau: 90.7%, 9.3%;

Vyomesh Joshi: 92.9%, 7.1%;

Arthur H. Kern: 77.9%, 22.1%;

Robert A. Kotick: 92.4%, 7.6%;

Mary Agnes Wilderotter: 92.2%, 7.8%;

Gary L. Wilson: 81.8%, 18.2%;

Jerry Yang: 85.4%, 14.6%

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