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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): May 7, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Virginia   1-08022   62-1051971

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


500 Water Street, 15th Floor, Jacksonville, Florida   32202
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (904) 359-3200

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $1 Par Value   CSX   Nasdaq Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act




Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

CSX held its Annual Meeting on Friday, May 7, 2021. The final voting results for each matter submitted to a shareholder vote at the Annual Meeting are set forth below.


Item 1:

The following eleven persons were elected to the CSX Board of Directors:


     For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Votes      Total  

Donna M. Alvarado

     557,960,864        20,333,251        1,313,667        78,902,000        658,509,782  

Thomas P. Bostick

     572,823,338        5,406,281        1,378,163        78,902,000        658,509,782  

James M. Foote

     572,281,911        5,915,526        1,410,345        78,902,000        658,509,782  

Steven T. Halverson

     546,771,480        31,470,192        1,366,110        78,902,000        658,509,782  

Paul C. Hilal

     568,216,540        10,020,514        1,370,728        78,902,000        658,509,782  

David M. Moffett

     561,791,610        16,452,685        1,363,487        78,902,000        658,509,782  

Linda H. Riefler

     565,158,515        13,162,220        1,287,047        78,902,000        658,509,782  

Suzanne M. Vautrinot

     567,061,622        11,275,468        1,270,692        78,902,000        658,509,782  

James L. Wainscott

     572,498,135        5,736,317        1,373,330        78,902,000        658,509,782  

J. Steven Whisler

     570,494,793        7,728,375        1,384,614        78,902,000        658,509,782  

John J. Zillmer

     363,348,425        211,871,969        4,387,388        78,902,000        658,509,782  


Item 2:

Shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as CSX’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021, by the votes set forth in the table below:









629,115,948   27,567,543   1,826,291   658,509,782


Item 3:

Shareholders approved, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, the compensation of CSX’s named executive officers, by the votes set forth in the table below:








Broker Non-Votes



535,653,282   39,840,473   4,114,027   78,902,000   658,509,782

No other matters were submitted for shareholder action.


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.



/s/ Nathan D. Goldman

    Name:   Nathan D. Goldman
    Title:   Executive Vice President - Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

DATE: May 13, 2021

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