Primero Mining Corp.
TSX : P
NYSE : PPP

Primero Mining Corp.

May 08, 2013 17:30 ET

Primero Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) - Primero Mining Corp. ("Primero" or the "Company") (TSX:P)(NYSE:PPP) announces that today, at its annual general and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting"), all directors nominated as listed in the management information circular dated April 8, 2013 were re-elected. The detailed results are as follows:

Votes For Withhold Votes
Director # % # %
Wade Nesmith 64,545,755 96.41 2,403,148 3.59
Joseph Conway 64,546,542 96.41 2,402,361 3.59
David Demers 64,547,805 96.41 2,401,098 3.59
Grant Edey 62,015,563 92.63 4,933,340 7.37
Rohan Hazelton 63,992,549 95.58 2,956,354 4.42
Timo Jauristo 58,393,183 87.22 8,555,719 12.78
Eduardo Luna 62,887,806 93.93 4,061,097 6.07
Robert Quartermain 66,308,580 99.04 640,323 0.96
Michael Riley 66,806,589 99.79 142,314 0.21

*As a ballot was not required, the number of votes disclosed reflects only the proxies received by management of the Company in advance of the Meeting.

The Company has also filed a report of voting results on all other resolutions voted on at the Meeting on www.sedar.com.

About Primero

Primero Mining Corp. is a Canadian-based precious metals producer and owns 100% of the San Dimas gold-silver mine in Mexico. Primero is focused on delivering superior, sustainable value for all stakeholders with low-risk exposure to gold. The Company intends to become an intermediate gold producer by building a portfolio of high quality, low cost precious metals assets in the Americas. Primero's website is www.primeromining.com.

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