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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 29, 2020


DELUXE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


MN
1-7945
41-0216800
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)


3680 Victoria St. N.
Shoreview
MN
55126-2966
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

(651) 483-7111
Registrant's telephone number, including area code

N/A
(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 communication 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)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

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
Trading symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $1.00 per share
DLX
NYSE

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).
Emerging growth company

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.



Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management

Item 5.07   Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

We held our annual shareholders' meeting on April 29, 2020. 37,284,157 shares were represented (88.4% of the 42,188,275 shares outstanding and entitled to vote at the meeting). Four items were considered at the meeting, and the results of the voting were as follows:

(1) Election of Directors:

Shareholders were asked to elect nine directors to hold office until the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders. The nominees for director and the results of the voting were as follows:
 
 
For
 
Withheld
 
Broker non-vote
Ronald C. Baldwin
 
32,719,128

 
1,891,561

 
2,673,468

William C. Cobb
 
34,198,065

 
412,624

 
2,673,468

Cheryl E. Mayberry McKissack
 
32,639,533

 
1,971,156

 
2,673,468

Barry C. McCarthy
 
33,492,513

 
1,118,176

 
2,673,468

Don J. McGrath
 
32,742,669

 
1,868,020

 
2,673,468

Thomas J. Reddin
 
33,022,523

 
1,588,166

 
2,673,468

Martyn R. Redgrave
 
32,578,257

 
2,032,432

 
2,673,468

John L. Stauch
 
34,139,193

 
471,496

 
2,673,468

Victoria A. Treyger
 
33,297,029

 
1,313,660

 
2,673,468


(2) A non-binding resolution to approve the compensation of our named executive officers, as described in the proxy statement filed in connection with the annual meeting:
For:
 
24,907,776

Against:
 
9,542,940

Abstain:
 
159,973

Broker non-vote:
 
2,673,468


(3) Approval of the Deluxe Corporation 2020 Long-Term Incentive Plan:

For:
 
29,728,787

Against:
 
4,723,550

Abstain:
 
158,352

Broker non-vote:
 
2,673,468



(4) Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020:
For:
 
36,593,326

Against:
 
522,006

Abstain:
 
168,825




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SIGNATURES

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.

Date: May 1, 2020


 
DELUXE CORPORATION
 
 
 
 
 
/s/ Jeffrey L. Cotter
 
 
 
 
 
Jeffrey L. Cotter
 
 
Senior Vice President, Chief
 
 
Administrative Officer and
 
 
General Counsel
 


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