Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 3, 2018





(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)


Washington   001-35521   26-2056298

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

  (Commission File No.)   (IRS Employee Identification No.)


12870 Interurban Avenue South

Seattle, Washington 98168

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)



(Issuer Telephone number)


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


The following are the voting results on each matter submitted to the stockholders at the ClearSign Combustion Corporation (the “Company”) Annual Stockholder Meeting held on May 3, 2018. The proposals below are described in detail in the Company’s proxy statement which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 18, 2018. At the annual meeting, the following proposals were approved.


1.Each of the following nominees was elected to serve as a director until the election and qualification of his or her successor.


Nominee Name   For   Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
Stephen E. Pirnat   4,261,718   820,440   11,878,175
Lon E. Bell, Ph.D.   4,309,503   772,655   11,878,175
Scott P. Isaacson   4,307,099   775,059   11,878,175
Jeffrey L. Ott   4,320,109   762,049   11,878,175
Susanne Meline   4,421,511   660,647   11,878,175


2.Approve, on an advisory basis, Gumbiner Savett Inc. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ended December 31, 2018.


For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
16,474,876   453,292   32,165   0


3.Approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers.


For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
3,223,683   1,795,517   62,958   11,878,175


4.Vote, on an advisory basis, on the frequency of future advisory votes to approve executive compensation.


One Year   Two Years   Three Years   Abstentions
4,814,296   80,243   106,822   80,797





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: May 4, 2018


  By:  /s/ Brian Fike  
    Brian Fike
Interim Chief Financial Officer