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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
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 31, 2019

BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 

Wisconsin
 
1-1370
 
39-0182330
(State or other jurisdiction
 
(Commission
 
(I.R.S. Employer
 of incorporation)
 
File Number)
 
   Identification No.)

12301 West Wirth Street, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53222
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (414) 259-5333
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
o Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock (par value $0.01 per share)
BGG
New 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).

Emerging growth company o
    
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o





BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

ITEM 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Briggs & Stratton Corporation (the “Company”) was held on October 31, 2019 (the “Annual Meeting”), with the following results:

The following nominees were elected to serve three-year terms on the Company’s Board of Directors by the following votes:


 
For
Withheld
Broker Non-Votes
Jeffrey R. Hennion
23,962,309
6,376,651
6,218,997
Patricia L. Kampling
24,015,755
6,323,205
6,218,997
Todd J. Teske
23,449,968
6,888,992
6,218,997
 
 
 
 

Directors of the Company who were not up for re-election at the Annual Meeting and whose terms of office continued after the Annual Meeting are as follows: Sara A. Greenstein, Frank M. Jaehnert, Keith R. McLoughlin, Henrik C. Slipsager, Charles I. Story and Brian C. Walker.

Deloitte & Touche LLP was ratified as the Company’s independent auditors by the following votes:


For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
36,022,260
286,997
248,700
 
 
 
 

The advisory proposal to approve executive compensation was approved by the following votes:

For
Against
Abstain
Broker Non-Votes
27,340,310
2,796,334
202,316
6,218,997
 
 
 
 



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BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

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.

 
 
 
BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION
 
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
Date: November 5, 2019
 
/s/ Kathryn M. Buono
 
 
 
Kathryn M. Buono
 
 
 
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

 
 
 
Duly Authorized Officer
 



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