CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP (NYSE:CWT) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP (NYSE:CWT) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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California Water Service Group (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May30, 2018 (the “Annual Meeting”). Stockholders acted on items of business at the Annual Meeting. The voting results are as follows:

1. The following nominees for Director were elected to serve until the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders based upon the following votes:

Nominee

VotesFor

VotesAgainst

Abstentions

BrokerNon-Votes

Gregory E. Aliff

35,154,632

232,127

156,621

7,884,556

Terry P. Bayer

34,981,682

419,992

141,706

7,884,556

Edwin A. Guiles

35,121,730

283,319

138,331

7,884,556

Martin A. Kropelnicki

35,128,384

259,924

155,072

7,884,556

Thomas M. Krummel, M.D.

34,911,526

495,223

136,631

7,884,556

Richard P. Magnuson

34,630,210

758,667

154,503

7,884,556

Peter C. Nelson

34,913,423

472,374

157,583

7,884,556

Carol M. Pottenger

35,250,989

172,140

120,251

7,884,556

Lester A. Snow

35,137,947

268,382

137,051

7,884,556

2. The proposal for an advisory vote on the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers was approved as follows:

VotesFor

VotesAgainst

Abstentions

BrokerNon-Votes

26,441,715

8,804,016

297,649

7,884,556

3. The appointment of Deloitte& Touche LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for 2018 was ratified as follows:

VotesFor

VotesAgainst

Abstentions

42,548,229

625,286

254,351

4. The proposal for the Company’s 2018 Employee Stock Purchase Plan was approved as follows:

VotesFor

VotesAgainst

Abstentions

BrokerNon-Votes

34,979,735

348,059

215,586

7,884,556


About CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP (NYSE:CWT)

California Water Service Group is a holding company that provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico and Hawaii through its subsidiaries. It operates through supply and distribution of water, and providing water-related utility services segment. Its business comprises the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public and irrigation uses, and for fire protection. It provides non-regulated water-related services under agreements with municipalities and other private companies. The non-regulated services include water system operation, billing and meter reading services. Non-regulated operations also include the lease of communication antenna sites and lab services. Its subsidiaries include California Water Service Company, New Mexico Water Service Company, Washington Water Service Company, Hawaii Water Service Company, Inc., CWS Utility Services and HWS Utility Services LLC.

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