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The following is an excerpt from a DEF 14A SEC Filing, filed by SUNCOKE ENERGY, INC. on 3/29/2012.
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SUNCOKE ENERGY, INC. - DEF 14A - 20120329 - STOCKHOLDER_PROPOSALS

Future Stockholder Proposals

In order for a stockholder proposal to be considered for inclusion in our proxy materials for the 2013 Annual Meeting, the proposal must be received by our Corporate Secretary at SunCoke Energy, Inc., 1011 Warrenville Road, Suite 600, Lisle, Illinois 60532, on or before November 29, 2012 and comply with the procedures and requirements set forth in Rule 14a-8 under the Exchange Act.

In accordance with the advance notice requirements contained in our Amended and Restated Bylaws, for director nominations or other business to be brought before the 2013 Annual Meeting by a stockholder, other than Rule 14a-8 proposals described above, written notice must be delivered no earlier than the close of business on January 10, 2013 and no later than the close of business on February 9, 2013 to our Corporate Secretary at SunCoke Energy, Inc., 1011 Warrenville Road, Suite 600, Lisle, Illinois 60532.

These stockholder notices must comply with the requirements of our Amended and Restated Bylaws and will not be effective otherwise.

 

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Solicitation of Proxies

The cost of soliciting proxies in the enclosed form will be borne by SunCoke Energy. In addition to solicitation by mail, our officers and other employees may solicit proxies personally, by telephone and by facsimile. We may request banks and brokers or other similar agents or fiduciaries to transmit the proxy materials to the beneficial owners for their voting instructions and will reimburse them for their expenses in so doing. We have retained Morrow & Co., LLC to assist us in the solicitation of proxies for an estimated fee of $7,500, plus reimbursement of certain out-of-pocket expenses.

By order of the Board of Directors,

 

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Denise R. Cade

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Lisle, Illinois

March 29, 2012

 

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          Electronic Voting Instructions
          Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
          Instead of mailing your proxy, you may choose one of the voting methods outlined below to vote your proxy.
          VALIDATION DETAILS ARE LOCATED BELOW IN THE TITLE BAR.
         

Proxies submitted by the Internet or telephone must be received by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on May 9, 2012.

 

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•   Go to www.envisionreports.com/SXC

            

•   Or scan the QR code with your smartphone

            

•   Follow the steps outlined on the secure website.

          Vote by telephone
         

•   Call toll free 1-800-652-VOTE (8683) within the USA, US territories & Canada on a touch tone telephone

 

•   Follow the instructions provided by the recorded message

Using a black ink pen, mark your votes with an X as shown

in this example. Please do not write outside the designated areas.

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q  IF YOU HAVE NOT VOTED VIA THE INTERNET OR TELEPHONE, FOLD ALONG THE PERFORATION, DETACH AND RETURN THE BOTTOM PORTION IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE.   q

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  Proposals — The Board recommends a vote FOR Proposals 1, 2 and 4 and 1 YEAR for Proposal 3.  

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1.  Election of Directors:   01 - Frederick A. Henderson              
    02 - Alvin Bledsoe              

 

  ¨   FOR all nominees   ¨  

WITHHOLD vote from

all nominees

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For All  EXCEPT  -To withhold your vote for any individual

nominee, mark “FOR All Except” and write the number of the nominee on the line below.

              
     For    Against    Abstain          1 Yr    2 Yrs    3 Yrs    Abstain
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Advisory approval of the company’s

executive compensation.

  

 

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Proposal to recommend the frequency of advisory stockholder votes to approve the company’s executive compensation.

  

 

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  Proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2012.    ¨    ¨    ¨                  

 

 

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  Non-Voting Items             

   Change of Address — Please print your new address below.

    

Comments — Please print your comments below.

   Meeting Attendance  
                     Mark the box to the right   ¨
                   if you plan to attend the  
                     Annual Meeting.  

 

 C    Authorized Signatures — This section must be completed for your vote to be counted. — Date and Sign Below      
Please sign exactly as name(s) appears hereon. Joint owners should each sign. If signing as attorney, executor, administrator, corporate officer, trustee, guardian or custodian, please give full title.

 

Date (mm/dd/yyyy) — Please print date below.

   

Signature 1 — Please keep signature within the box.

   

Signature 2 — Please keep signature within the box.

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q   IF YOU HAVE NOT VOTED VIA THE INTERNET OR TELEPHONE, FOLD ALONG THE PERFORATION, DETACH AND RETURN THE BOTTOM PORTION IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE.   q

 

 

 

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Proxy – SunCoke Energy, Inc.

 

Notice of 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders – May 10, 2012

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