Current report, item 5.07

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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

January 19, 2017
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
SONIC CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
0-18859
73-1371046
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
incorporation or organization)

300 Johnny Bench Drive
73104
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
(Zip Code)
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(405) 225-5000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company was held on January 19, 2017. Matters voted upon by shareholders at that meeting were:

Proposal 1
Tony D. Bartel, Lauren R. Hobart, Jeffrey H. Schutz and Kathryn Taylor were each elected a director to hold office for a three-year term expiring at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2020 or until his or her successor is elected and qualified. Steven A. Davis was elected a director to hold office for a one-year term expiring at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2018 or until his successor is elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:
Nominee
For
Withhold Authority
Broker Non-Vote
Tony D. Bartel
37,798,146
74,524
4,559,169
Steven A. Davis
37,793,356
79,314
4,559,169
Lauren R. HObart
37,774,141
98,529
4,559,169
Jeffrey H. Schutz
37,774,647
98,023
4,559,169
Kathryn L. Taylor
37,775,881
96,789
4,559,169
Proposal 2
The proposal to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm was approved. The voting results were as follows:
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Vote
42,323,546
42,763
65,530

Proposal 3

The Board proposal seeking a non-binding advisory vote on the Company’s executive compensation was approved. The voting results were as follows:

For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Vote
37,532,746
202,938
136,986
4,559,169
Proposal 4

The proposal to approve the Sonic Corp. Senior Executive Cash Incentive Plan, as amended. The voting results were as follows:
For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Vote
37,516,801
274,053
81,816
4,559,169







SIGNATURE

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.



REGISTRANT:
SONIC CORP.
Date: January 24, 2017
By: /s/ Claudia S. San Pedro
Claudia S. San Pedro,
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer



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