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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K  
 ____________________________ 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 3, 2021  
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 VONAGE HOLDINGS CORP.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)  
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Delaware001-3288711-3547680
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
23 Main StreetHolmdel,NJ,07733
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (732528-2600
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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 Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions ( see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001VGNasdaq Global Select Market




Item 3.03. Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders
The information set forth in Item 8.01 regarding the extension of the Tax Benefits Preservation Plan is incorporated into this Item 3.03 by reference.

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Vonage Holdings Corp. (the "Company") held its annual meeting of shareholders on June 3, 2021 (the "Annual Meeting"). There were present at the Annual Meeting in person or by proxy shareholders holding an aggregate of 226,683,374 shares of common stock of a total of 251,338,651, or 90.2%, of the shares entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.
The results of the vote taken at the Annual Meeting were as follows:
Proposal No. 1 – Election of Directors
The Company elected Hamid Akhavan, Jeffrey Citron, Stephen Fisher, Jan Hauser, Priscilla Hung, Carolyn Katz, Michael McConnell, Rory Read, John Roberts, and Tien Tzuo as directors for a term to expire at the 2022 annual meeting of shareholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. The results of the elections were as follows:
Director Nominees
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
Hamid Akhavan
206,620,331578,765252,74719,231,531
Jeffrey Citron204,623,0522,666,179162,61219,231,531
Stephen Fisher170,426,34336,831,224194,27619,231,531
Jan Hauser
206,787,221435,541229,08119,231,531
Priscilla Hung
206,956,194267,664227,98519,231,531
Carolyn Katz
172,495,21334,727,790228,84019,231,531
Michael McConnell
206,583,893637,077230,87319,231,531
Rory Read206,648,440573,272230,13119,231,531
John Roberts
201,943,5605,276,799231,48419,231,531
Tien Tzuo
205,334,5211,087,6271,029,69519,231,531
Proposal No. 2 – Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
225,810,288
713,741
159,345

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Proposal No. 3 – Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Non-Votes
Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation
94,702,295
105,786,520
6,963,028
19,231,531
Item 8.01. Other Events
On June 3, 2021, the Board of Directors approved the extension of the Company's Tax Benefits Preservation Plan (the “Plan”) through June 30, 2023, in order to preserve the treatment of the Company’s net operating losses for United States federal income tax purposes. The Plan was originally set to expire on June 30, 2021. The Board of Directors has determined that the Plan will be submitted for stockholder ratification at its next regularly scheduled meeting of shareholders in 2022. A copy of the Plan is available in the Company's proxy statement, filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, on April 25, 2019.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits

See accompanying Exhibit Index for a list of the exhibits filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K.

EXHIBIT INDEX

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SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
VONAGE HOLDINGS CORP.
Date:June 7, 2021By:    /s/ Randy K. Rutherford
Randy K. Rutherford
Chief Legal Officer
 
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