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Premier Gold Announces the Results of its 2013 Meeting of Shareholders

Friday, June 28, 2013

Premier Gold Announces the Results of its 2013 Meeting of Shareholders

14:57 EDT Friday, June 28, 2013

Shares Issued: 149,372,712

TORONTO, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce the results of its 2013 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto, Ontario on June 27, 2013.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated May 22, 2013 were elected as directors of the Company. The detailed results of the management proxy votes received were as follows:

Director Vote type Number of Votes Percentage of Votes
John Begeman
 
For
Withheld
71,656,344
13,303,153
84.34%
15.66%
Jean-Pierre Colin
 
For
Withheld
71,572,810
13,386,687
84.24%
15.76%
Ewan Downie
 
For
Withheld
84,519,659
439,838
99.48%
0.52%
Henry Knowles
 
For
Withheld
71,576,749
13,382,748
84.25%
15.75%
Claude Lemasson
 
For
Withheld
84,393,620
565,877
99.33%
0.67%
Eberhard Scherkus
 
For
Withheld
83,996,610
962,887
98.87%
1.13%
John Seaman
 
For
Withheld
69,947,909
15,011,588
82.33%
17.67%

In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders reappointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company, approved the unallocated rights, options or other entitlements under the share option plan and confirmed the amendment to the Company's By-Law No. 1 to add an advance notice requirement for nominations of directors by shareholders in certain circumstances.

The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Premier Gold Mines Limited is one of North America's leading exploration companies with a high-quality pipeline of projects focused in proven, safe and accessible mining jurisdictions in Canada and the United States. The Company is fully financed and its property portfolio includes significant assets in world class gold mining districts such as Red Lake and Geraldton in Ontario and the Battle Mountain Trend in Nevada.

SOURCE: Premier Gold Mines Limited

For further information:

Ewan Downie, President & CEO                           
Phone: 807-346-1390                                 
Fax: 807-346-1381
E-mail: Info@premiergoldmines.com  
Web Site: www.premiergoldmines.com

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