American Bonanza Gold Corp.
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American Bonanza Gold Corp.

June 27, 2013 13:12 ET

American Bonanza Announces Election of Directors at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 27, 2013) - American Bonanza Gold Corp. (TSX:BZA)(OTCQX:ABGFF) ("Bonanza" or "Corporation") is pleased to announce the voting results for the election of its Board of Directors at its annual general meeting (the "Meeting") which was held on June 26, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

All of the director nominees set out in the management information circular dated May 23, 2013 were re-elected as directors to serve until the next annual general meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed. The detailed results of the proxies submitted for the vote on the election of directors are as follows:


Votes For
Percentage of
Votes For

Votes Withheld
Percentage of
Votes Withheld
James Bagwell 51,370,642 96.06% 2,105,780 3.94%
Brian Kirwin 51,005,909 95.38% 2,470,513 4.62%
Robert McKnight 51,195,885 95.74% 2,280,537 4.26%
Jamie Newall 51,267,601 95.87% 2,208,821 4.13%
Wayne Tisdale 51,395,708 96.11% 2,080,714 3.89%

The shareholders voted in favour of all matters brought before the Meeting. The results of the other matters considered at the Meeting including the appointment of auditors and auditors' remuneration; ratification and approval of an Advance Notice Policy; and Amendments to the Company's Articles are reported in the Report of Voting Results as filed on SEDAR on June 26, 2013.

About American Bonanza Gold Corp: Bonanza is operating the newly constructed Copperstone gold mine in Arizona. For more information please visit Bonanza's website at www.americanbonanza.com.

AMERICAN BONANZA GOLD CORP.

Brian Kirwin, President & Chief Executive Officer

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