Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 11, 2018 (May 10, 2018)



CoreCivic, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Maryland   001-16109   62-1763875

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

10 Burton Hills Boulevard,

Nashville, Tennessee 37215

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(615) 263-3000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 10, 2018, the Company held its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting there were present in person or represented by proxy 105,606,454 shares of the Company’s common stock, which represented approximately 89.1% of the 118,543,632 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders (i) elected ten directors to the Company’s Board of Directors; (ii) ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 and; (iii) approved on an advisory basis the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The number of votes “For”, “Against” and “Abstain,” as well as the number of broker non-votes for each proposal were as follows:

Proposal 1: The election of Donna M. Alvarado, Robert J. Dennis, Mark A. Emkes, Damon T. Hininger, Stacia A. Hylton, Harley G. Lappin, Anne L. Mariucci, Thurgood Marshall, Jr., Charles L. Overby and John R. Prann, Jr. to serve as members of the Company’s Board of Directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified:



   For        Against        Abstain      Broker

Donna M. Alvarado

     87,028,386          1,748,910          149,995        16,679,163  

Robert J. Dennis

     76,355,349          12,416,560          155,382        16,679,163  

Mark A. Emkes

     69,331,600          19,441,398          154,293        16,679,163  

Damon T. Hininger

     87,274,782          1,502,496          150,013        16,679,163  

Stacia A. Hylton

     69,352,513          19,164,881          409,897        16,679,163  

Harley G. Lappin

     84,703,099          4,067,585          156,607        16,679,163  

Anne L. Mariucci

     87,947,806          823,268          156,217        16,679,163  

Thurgood Marshall, Jr.

     69,534,709          19,271,765          120,817        16,679,163  

Charles L. Overby

     66,081,409          22,719,981          125,901        16,679,163  

John R. Prann, Jr.

     87,117,336          1,654,576          155,379        16,679,163  

Proposal 2: Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018:








Broker  Non-Votes

103,286,261    1,585,860    734,333   

Proposal 3: An advisory vote to approve the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers:








Broker Non-Votes

83,523,869    4,809,451    593,971    16,679,163


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: May 11, 2018





  /s/ David Garfinkle

David Garfinkle

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer