RRI Energy, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   May 19, 2010

RRI Energy, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 1-16455 76-0655566
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
1000 Main Street, Houston, Texas   77002
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (713) 497-3000

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 of RRI Energy, Inc. (“RRI”) was held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, in Houston, Texas. The following matters were submitted to a vote of RRI’s stockholders:

  (1)   Votes regarding the election of the following persons as directors to serve until RRI’s next annual meeting of stockholders in 2011 were as follows:
E. William Barnett
  274,459,957   5,267,735   470,503   34,750,548
Mark M. Jacobs
  272,455,235   7,256,030   486,930   34,750,548
Steven L. Miller
  267,274,460   12,511,434   412,301   34,750,548
Laree E. Perez
  266,959,736   12,768,951   469,508   34,750,548
Evan J. Silverstein
  267,113,174   12,616,906   468,115   34,750,548

(2) Votes regarding ratification of the Audit Committee’s selection of KPMG LLP as RRI’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010 were as follows:

    2,849,725       875,112  

There were no broker non-votes for this item.

Dates for Submission of Stockholder Proposals for 2011 Annual Meeting

In order for stockholder proposals submitted under Rule 14a-8 of the Exchange Act to be presented at RRI’s 2011 annual meeting of stockholders and included in its proxy statement and form of proxy relating to that meeting, the proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on December 7, 2010 to RRI’s Corporate Secretary via mail to RRI Energy, Inc., P.O. Box 3795, Houston, Texas 77253. Any change of address will be posted on the RRI website at www.rrienergy.com, which RRI stockholders should verify prior to any mailing to RRI’s Corporate Secretary.

In addition, RRI stockholders may present business at a stockholder meeting without having submitted the proposal under Rule 14a-8 as discussed above. For business to be properly brought or nominations of persons for election to the RRI board to be properly made at the time of the 2011 annual meeting of stockholders, notice must be received by the Corporate Secretary of RRI at the address in the preceding paragraph (or as may be updated on the RRI website) between January 19, 2011 and 5:00 p.m. Central Time on February 18, 2011. If, however, RRI’s 2011 annual meeting of stockholders is called for a date that is not within 25 days before or after May 19, 2011, notice must be received by RRI’s Corporate Secretary at the address in the preceding paragraph (or as may be updated on the RRI website) no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time on the tenth day following the day on which notice of the date of RRI’s 2011 annual meeting of stockholders is mailed or public disclosure of that date is made, whichever occurs first. The notice must comply with the requirements of Article II, Section 11 or Article III, Section 4 of RRI’s bylaws, as applicable, and indicate whether the stockholder intends to deliver or otherwise solicit proxies in support of the proposal or nomination. A copy of RRI’s bylaws may be obtained upon written request to the Corporate Secretary.

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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.

    RRI Energy, Inc.
May 21, 2010   By:   /s/ Thomas C. Livengood
        Name: Thomas C. Livengood
        Title: Senior Vice President and Controller