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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 earliest event reported:  May 21, 2020

Commission
File
Number
 
Exact name of registrant as specified in its
charter, address of principal executive offices and
registrant's telephone number
 
IRS Employer
Identification
Number
1-8841
 
NEXTERA ENERGY, INC.
 
59-2449419
700 Universe Boulevard
Juno Beach, Florida 33408
(561) 694-4000


State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization:  Florida

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)

  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, $0.01 Par Value
 
NEE
 
New York Stock Exchange
4.872% Corporate Units
 
NEE.PRO
 
New York Stock Exchange
5.279% Corporate Units
 
NEE.PRP
 
New York Stock Exchange

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

(a)
NextEra Energy, Inc. (Company) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (2020 Annual Meeting) on May 21, 2020. At the 2020 Annual Meeting, the Company's shareholders approved three proposals and did not approve two shareholder proposals. The proposals are described in detail in the Company's definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A for the 2020 Annual Meeting (Proxy Statement), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 3, 2020.

(b)
The final voting results with respect to each proposal voted upon at the 2020 Annual Meeting are set forth below.

Proposal 1

The Company's shareholders elected each of the thirteen nominees to the Company's Board of Directors (Board) for a one-year term by a majority of the votes cast, as set forth below:

 
 
FOR
 
%
VOTES
CAST
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTENTIONS
 
BROKER
NON-VOTES
Sherry S. Barrat
 
363,733,399

 
96.2
%
 
14,431,300

 
1,111,075

 
56,004,389

James L. Camaren
 
354,093,239

 
93.7
%
 
23,938,460

 
1,244,075

 
56,004,389

Kenneth B. Dunn
 
374,935,973

 
99.1
%
 
3,266,942

 
1,072,859

 
56,004,389

Naren K. Gursahaney
 
375,453,873

 
99.3
%
 
2,734,249

 
1,087,652

 
56,004,389

Kirk S. Hachigian
 
367,699,667

 
97.2
%
 
10,493,975

 
1,082,132

 
56,004,389

Toni Jennings
 
361,246,285

 
95.6
%
 
16,535,494

 
1,493,995

 
56,004,389

Amy B. Lane
 
369,813,143

 
97.8
%
 
8,459,283

 
1,003,348

 
56,004,389

David L. Porges
 
375,898,795

 
99.4
%
 
2,266,590

 
1,110,389

 
56,004,389

James L. Robo
 
345,417,153

 
92.0
%
 
30,032,545

 
3,826,076

 
56,004,389

Rudy E. Schupp
 
349,834,326

 
93.0
%
 
26,500,991

 
2,940,457

 
56,004,389

John L. Skolds
 
376,875,105

 
99.7
%
 
1,287,231

 
1,113,438

 
56,004,389

William H. Swanson
 
372,846,886

 
98.6
%
 
5,373,780

 
1,055,108

 
56,004,389

Darryl L. Wilson
 
376,786,228

 
99.6
%
 
1,430,639

 
1,058,907

 
56,004,389


Proposal 2

The Company's shareholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2020, as set forth below:

FOR
 
%
VOTES
CAST
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTENTIONS
 
BROKER
NON-VOTES
413,570,142
 
95.2%
 
20,833,188
 
876,833
 

Proposal 3

The Company's shareholders approved, by non-binding advisory vote, the Company's compensation of its named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement, as set forth below:

FOR
 
%
VOTES
CAST
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTENTIONS
 
BROKER
NON-VOTES
345,140,226
 
91.6%
 
31,482,099
 
2,653,449
 
56,004,389


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Proposal 4

The Company's shareholders did not approve a non-binding shareholder proposal requesting a semiannual report disclosing political contribution policies and expenditures, as set forth below:

FOR
 
%
VOTES
CAST
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTENTIONS
 
BROKER
NON-VOTES
146,403,835
 
38.9%
 
230,111,892
 
2,760,047
 
56,004,389

Proposal 5

The Company's shareholders did not approve a non-binding shareholder proposal that would permit written consent by shareholders entitled to cast the minimum number of votes necessary to authorize action at a meeting at which all shareholders entitled to vote were present and voting, as set forth below:

FOR
 
%
VOTES
CAST
FOR
 
AGAINST
 
ABSTENTIONS
 
BROKER
NON-VOTES
170,274,857
 
45.2%
 
206,204,286
 
2,796,631
 
56,004,389


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 thereunto duly authorized.

Date:  May 26, 2020

NEXTERA ENERGY, INC.
(Registrant)



CHARLES E. SIEVING
Charles E. Sieving
Executive Vice President & General Counsel

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