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      RS 12:1-728     


§1-728. Quorum and voting for directors; cumulative voting

            A. Unless otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation, directors are elected by a plurality of the votes cast by the shares entitled to vote in the election at a meeting at which a quorum is present. If a quorum is not present at an annual meeting or at a special meeting called for the election of directors, the shareholders present at the meeting in person or by proxy may, by a majority of the votes cast on the matter, adjourn the meeting to the next day, at the place and time specified in the approved motion to adjourn. The shareholders present in person or by proxy at the meeting to which the earlier meeting is adjourned shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of electing directors, even if a quorum would not otherwise be present.

            B. Shareholders do not have a right to cumulate their votes for directors unless the articles of incorporation so provide.

            C. A statement included in the articles of incorporation that shareholders, or a designated group of shareholders, "are entitled to cumulate their votes for directors", or words of similar import, means that the shareholders designated are entitled to multiply the number of votes they are entitled to cast by the number of directors for whom they are entitled to vote and cast the product for a single candidate or distribute the product among two or more candidates.

            Acts 2014, No. 328, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2015; Acts 2017, No. 57, §1.

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