Enerplus Announces Voting Results from the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

May 10, 2013, 22:35 ET from Enerplus Corporation

CALGARY, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Enerplus Corporation ("Enerplus" or the "Corporation") (TSX: ERF) (NYSE: ERF) is pleased to announce the voting results from our Annual General Meeting held Friday, May 10, 2013. Each of the matters is described in greater detail in the 2013 Notice of Annual Meeting and Information Circular and Proxy Statement dated March 21, 2013 (the "Circular").

1. Election of Directors

Shareholders elected the following twelve nominees as Directors of the Corporation who will serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation, or until their successors are elected or appointed:

Name of Nominee   Votes For   Percent   Votes Withheld   Percent
David H. Barr   49,437,077   85.93%   8,097,418   14.07%
Edwin V. Dodge   49,437,451   85.93%   8,096,870   14.07%
James B. Fraser   53,557,891   93.09%   3,976,604   6.91%
Robert B. Hodgins   46,866,778   81.46%   10,667,541   18.54%
Gordon J. Kerr   53,521,056   93.02%   4,013,437   6.98%
Susan M. MacKenzie   49,399,343   85.86%   8,135,152   14.14%
Douglas R. Martin   53,500,926   92.99%   4,033,569   7.01%
Donald J. Nelson   52,883,527   91.92%   4,650,794   8.08%
David P. O'Brien   47,417,590   82.42%   10,116,904   17.58%
Elliott Pew   53,339,260   92.71%   4,195,061   7.29%
Glen D. Roane   50,597,021   87.94%   6,937,472   12.06%
Sheldon B. Steeves   53,227,306   92.51%   4,307,188   7.49%

2. Appointment of Auditors

Shareholders voted to approve the appointment of Deloitte LLP, Independent Registered Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Corporation:

Votes For   Percent   Votes Withheld   Percent
113,874,148   97.81%   2,552,361   2.19%

3. Approval of Unallocated Options under the Stock Option Plan

Shareholders voted to approve all unallocated stock options under the Stock Option Plan as described in the Circular:

Votes For   Percent   Votes Against   Percent
101,454,165   87.09%   15,037,170   12.91%

4. Approval of the Continuation and Amendment and Restatement of the Shareholder Rights Plan

Shareholders voted to approve the continuation and restatement of the Corporation's Shareholder Rights Plan as described in the Circular:

Votes For   Percent   Votes Against   Percent
54,457,355   94.65%   3,078,923   5.35%

Enerplus is a North American energy producer with a portfolio of high-quality, low-decline oil and gas assets, complemented by growth assets in resource plays with superior economics.  We are focused on creating value for our investors through the successful development of our properties.  Through our activities, we strive to provide investors with a competitive return comprised of both income and organic growth

Gordon J. Kerr President & Chief Executive Officer Enerplus Corporation




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