Early voting deadline for OGE Energy Corp. shareholders


Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company shareholders are reminded of approaching deadlines if they want to vote prior to the firm’s virtual annual meeting on May 16.

Proxy materials were recently made available to shareholders in the company. The annual meeting will be held virtually over the internet beginning at 10 a.m. central time on that Thursday.

In a filing this week, shareholders were asked to vote their shares before the annual meeting. Voting deadlines varied depending on where the shares are held.

For members that hold shares in the OGE Energy Corp. Retirement Savings Plan (401(k)), administered by Fidelity Investments, the deadline for voting prior to the annual meeting is Monday, May 13. For shares held in a brokerage firm or other investment-type account, the deadline may be earlier or later. For example, for shares held by Fidelity brokerage accounts, the deadline for voting is Wednesday, May 15.

The items for this year’s annual meeting include:

1.Election of directors;

2. Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company’s principal independent accountants for 2024;

3. Advisory vote to approve named executive officer compensation;

4. Shareholder proposal regarding simple majority vote; and

5. Attend to any other business properly presented at this meeting.

The board of directors recommends a vote FOR the election of each of the 10 members of the board of directors in proposal (1); FOR proposal (2); FOR proposal (3); and AGAINST proposal (4).