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FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities and Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 30, 2020

HC2 HOLDINGS, INC.
Delaware001-3521054-1708481
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
450 Park Avenue, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(Address of principal executive offices)
(212) 235-2690
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per shareHCHCNew 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).
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") of the Company was held on July 30, 2020. The final voting results for each of the matters submitted to a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting are as follows:

Proposal 1: Election of Directors

The holders of the shares of the Company’s Common Stock and Preferred Stock, voting as a single class and with the Preferred Stock voting on an as-converted basis, voted to elect the following six nominees as members of the Board of Directors of the Company, each to hold office until the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. The results of the vote were as follows:

Director NameForAgainstAbstainBroker
Non-Votes
Avram A. Glazer20,779,956  134,628  164,095  16,838,688  
Wayne Barr, Jr.19,400,844  1,512,550  165,285  16,838,688  
Kenneth S. Courtis20,161,286  642,257  275,136  16,838,688  
Warren H. Gfeller16,082,771  4,801,878  194,030  16,838,688  
Michael Gorzynski20,729,973  153,768  194,938  16,838,688  
Shelly C. Lombard20,254,361  628,008  196,310  16,838,688  


Proposal 2: Approval of Advisory Vote on the Compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers (“Say on Pay Vote”)

The holders of the Company’s Common Stock and Preferred Stock, voting as a single class and with the Preferred Stock voting on an as-converted basis, voted to approve the non-binding, advisory proposal on the compensation of the Company’s executive officers. The results of the vote were as follows:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker
Non-Votes
16,911,6533,831,883335,14316,838,688


Proposal 3: Ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP, as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020

The holders of the Company’s Common Stock and Preferred Stock, voting as a single class and with the Preferred Stock voting on an as-converted basis, voted to ratify the appointment of BDO USA, LLP, as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The results of the vote were as follows:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker
Non-Votes
37,160,624207,839584,904





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 hereunto duly authorized.

Date: July 31, 2020
HC2 Holdings, Inc. (Registrant)
By:/s/ Michael J. Sena
Name: Michael J. Sena
Title: Chief Financial Officer