Preliminary results indicate that the following ten directors have been elected: Richard J. Dobkin, James W. Bradford, William W. McCarten, Coleman H. Peterson, Andrea M. Weiss, Martha M. Mitchell, Sandra B. Cochran, Tom Barr, Glenn Davenport and Norm Johnson.
On Proposal 2, the rights plan, the preliminary results indicate that the plan has been upheld, and will remain in effect. If these preliminary results hold, the rights plan will remain effect following the receipt of certified results from IVS Associates and expire on April 9, 2015.
On Proposal 3, the preliminary results indicate that the advisory proposal on executive compensation received a majority of the shares voted.
On Proposal 4, preliminary results indicate that the majority of shareholders have voted to ratify the Audit Committee's appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 3, 2012.Cracker Barrel said it would file with the SEC a Current Report on Form 8-K with the certified results promptly after they become available. About Cracker Barrel Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurants provide a friendly home-away-from-home in their old country stores and restaurants. Guests are cared for like family while relaxing and enjoying real home-style food and shopping that's surprisingly unique, genuinely fun and reminiscent of America's country heritage…all at a fair price. The restaurant serves up delicious, home-style country food such as meatloaf and homemade chicken n' dumplins as well as its signature biscuits using an old family recipe. The authentic old country retail store is fun to shop and offers unique gifts and self-indulgences. Headquartered in Lebanon, Tennessee, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) was established in 1969 and operates 621 company-owned locations in 42 states. Every Cracker Barrel unit is open seven days a week with hours Sunday through Thursday, 6 a.m. — 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. For more information, visit: crackerbarrel.com. CBRL-F