GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION (NASDAQ:GPOR) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION (NASDAQ:GPOR) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Item5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security
Holders.

On June8, 2017, Gulfport Energy Corporation (the Company) held
its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) at
3001 Quail Springs Parkway, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. At the
Annual Meeting, the Companys stockholders voted on four
proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the
Companys definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission on May1, 2017. The following is a brief
description of each matter voted upon and the results of such
voting, including the number of votes cast for each matter and
the number of votes cast against, abstentions and broker
non-votes, if applicable, with respect to each matter, and with
respect to Proposal 4 regarding the frequency of future advisory
vote on executive compensation, in favor of holding such vote on
a one-year, two-year or three-year basis.

Proposal 1

Michael G. Moore, Craig Groeschel, David L. Houston, C. Doug
Johnson, Ben T. Morris and Scott E. Streller were elected to
continue to serve as the Companys directors until the 2018 Annual
Meeting of Stockholders and until their respective successors are
elected. The results of the vote on Proposal 1 were as follows:

Name of Nominee

For

Against

Abstain

Non-Votes

Michael G. Moore

148,639,668 1,811,739 273,888 11,245,634

Craig Groeschel

148,813,130 1,887,470 24,695 11,245,634

David L. Houston

147,631,910 3,068,689 24,696 11,245,634

C. Doug Johnson

149,826,952 876,035 22,308 11,245,634

Ben T. Morris

142,994,903 7,705,696 24,696 11,245,634

Scott E. Streller

148,704,137 1,992,106 29,052 11,245,634

Proposal 2

The Companys stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the
compensation paid to the Companys named executive officers. The
results of the vote on Proposal 2 were as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Non-Votes

144,193,629

6,470,292 61,374 11,245,634

Proposal 3

The appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Companys independent
auditors for the fiscal year ending December31, 2017 was
ratified. The results of the vote on Proposal 3 were as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Non-Votes

160,072,947

1,837,383 60,599

Proposal 4

Consistent with the recommendation of the Companys Board of
Directors, the Companys stockholders voted, on an advisory basis,
in favor of holding a future advisory stockholder vote to approve
the Companys executive compensation on an annual basis. The
results of the vote on Proposal 4 were as follows:

1 Year

2 Year

3 Year

Abstain

Non-Votes

127,764,144

72,256

22,830,316

58,579

11,245,634

In lights of these results, the Companys Board of Directors
determined that the Company will hold an advisory vote on
executive compensation every year. The Company will re-evaluate
this determination in connection with its next stockholder
advisory vote regarding the frequency of future advisory votes on
executive compensation, which shall be no later than the Companys
annual meeting of stockholders in 2023.


About GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION (NASDAQ:GPOR)

Gulfport Energy Corporation (Gulfport) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company focused on the exploration, exploitation, acquisition and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil in the United States. The Company has an oil and natural gas portfolio of proved reserves, as well as development and exploratory drilling opportunities on conventional and unconventional oil and natural gas prospects. The Company’s principal properties are located in the Utica Shale primarily in Eastern Ohio and along the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the West Cote Blanche Bay (WCBB), and Hackberry fields. In addition, the Company has interest in producing properties in the Niobrara Formation of Northwestern Colorado and the Bakken Formation. The Company also holds an acreage position in the Alberta oil sands in Canada through its interest in Grizzly Oil Sands ULC (Grizzly), and interests in an entity that operates in the Phu Horm gas field in Thailand.

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