Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Dover Corporation (the Company) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May4, 2018, at which meeting the shareholders:

(1)

elected ten directors,

(2)

ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for 2018, and

(3)

approved, on an advisory basis, named executive officer compensation.

The shareholders also voted on proposals to amend Articles 15 and 16 of the Companys Restated Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate the super-majority voting requirements therein. Those proposals did not pass, as passage required the affirmative vote of at least 80% of the outstanding shares of common stock. The propo sals to amend Articles 15 and 16 received the affirmative vote of 79.94% and 79.95% of the outstanding shares of common stock, respectively.

The breakdown of the shareholder votes on these matters is listed below:

1.

To elect ten directors:

Director

For

Against

Abstain

Broker

Non-Vote

Peter T. Francis

123,311,574

2,116,615

282,273

11,491,293

Kristiane C. Graham

123,197,731

2,240,176

272,555

11,491,293

Michael F. Johnston

124,004,086

1,431,861

274,515

11,491,293

Richard K. Lochridge

122,484,409

2,926,473

299,580

11,491,293

Eric A. Spiegel

124,756,414

669,505

284,543

11,491,293

Richard J. Tobin

123,978,005

1,473,763

258,694

11,491,293

Stephen M. Todd

124,745,329

691,535

273,598

11,491,293

Stephen K. Wagner

123,981,108

1,457,945

271,409

11,491,293

Keith E. Wandell

123,941,039

1,504,759

264,664

11,491,293

Mary A. Winston

123,242,995

2,177,093

290,374

11,491,293

2.

To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for 2018:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker

Non-Vote

134,718,221

2,320,881

162,653

0

3.

To approve, on an advisory basis, named executive officer compensation:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker

Non-Vote

120,767,817

3,958,766

983,879

11,491,293

2

4.

To approve amendments to Article 15 of the Companys Restated Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate the super-majority voting requirement:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker

Non-Vote

123,580,869

1,325,969

803,624

11,491,293

5.

To approve amendments to Article 16 of the Companys Restated Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate the super-majority voting requirement:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker

Non-Vote

123,597,237

1,313,817

799,408

11,491,293

3

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form

8-K

to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: May8, 2018

DOVER CORPORATION

(Registrant)

By:

/s/ Ivonne M. Cabrera

Ivonne M. Cabrera

Senior Vice President, General Counsel& Secretary

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