ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc., which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CTR,” announced today the results of the votes cast at the Fund’s annual meeting of shareholders held March 28, 2014. Leslie H. Gelb, Kenneth D. Fuller and William R. Hutchinson were elected as Class II Directors of the Fund by owners of its common stock to hold office until the annual meeting of shareholders in the year 2017 or thereafter when respective successors are duly elected and qualified or until they resign or are otherwise removed. ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company that is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (“LMPFA”), and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (“ClearBridge”). LMPFA and ClearBridge are wholly owned subsidiaries of Legg Mason, Inc. (“Legg Mason”). For more information, please contact the Fund at 1-888-777-0102 or visit the Fund’s web site at www.lmcef.com. Data and commentary provided in this press release are for informational purposes only. Legg Mason and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund.