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UNITED STATES
 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
  WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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):
 
April 30, 2014

Marathon Oil Corporation
_________________________________________
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
 
Delaware
1-5153
25-0996816
 
____________________
 (State or other jurisdiction
_____________
 (Commission
______________
 (I.R.S. Employer
 
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
 
  
 
 
 
5555 San Felipe Street, Houston, Texas
 
77056
 
_________________________________
 (Address of principal executive offices)
 
___________
 (Zip Code)
 
 
 
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
 
(713) 629-6600

Not Applicable
 ______________________________________________
 Former name or former address, if changed since last report

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Item   5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders. 
 
The annual meeting of stockholders was held on April 30, 2014.  In connection with the meeting, proxies were solicited pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  The following are the voting results on proposals considered and voted upon at the meeting, all of which were described in Marathon Oil's 2014 Proxy Statement.
 
 1.  Each of our directors was elected for a term expiring in 2015.  Votes regarding the persons elected to serve as directors were as follows:

 
NOMINEE
VOTES FOR
VOTES
AGAINST
VOTES
ABSTAINED
BROKER
NON-VOTES
Gregory H. Boyce
504,224,247

19,808,976

1,723,752

68,220,822

Pierre Brondeau
442,223,267

81,802,903

1,730,805

68,220,822

Linda Z. Cook
504,897,021

19,151,909

1,708,045

68,220,822

Chadwick C. Deaton
452,452,444

71,510,323

1,794,208

68,220,822

Shirley Ann Jackson
434,212,939

89,815,019

1,729,017

68,220,822

Philip Lader
498,560,062

25,465,121

1,731,792

68,220,822

Michael E. J. Phelps
511,975,894

12,039,930

1,741,151

68,220,822

Dennis H. Reilley
519,615,739

4,404,856

1,736,380

68,220,822

Lee M. Tillman
517,297,958

6,735,557

1,723,460

68,220,822


2.   PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was ratified as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2014.  The voting results were as follows:
 
  VOTES FOR
VOTES AGAINST
VOTES ABSTAINED
586,242,907
5,896,954
1,837,936
 
3.   The Board proposal seeking a non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of our named executive officers was approved.  The voting results were as follows:
 
VOTES FOR
VOTES AGAINST
VOTES ABSTAINED
BROKER NON-VOTES
490,724,841
31,210,604
3,821,530
68,220,822
 
4.   The stockholder proposal seeking a report regarding the Company's lobbying activities, policies and procedures was not approved.  The voting results were as follows:
 
VOTES FOR
VOTES AGAINST
VOTES ABSTAINED
BROKER NON-VOTES
190,499,951
250,978,324
84,278,700
68,220,822

5.   The stockholder proposal seeking a report regarding the Company's methane emissions was not approved.  The voting results were as follows:
 
VOTES FOR
VOTES AGAINST
VOTES ABSTAINED
BROKER NON-VOTES
168,303,278
268,170,964
89,282,733
68,220,822






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.
 
  
Date:  May 1, 2014
 
 
MARATHON OIL CORPORATION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ John R. Sult
 
 
 
      John R. Sult
 
 
 
     Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer