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Fortis Inc. Shareholders Approve Election of Directors, Appointment of Auditors and Say on Pay

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland and Labrador, May 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortis Inc. ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") (TSX/NYSE: FTS) announced the voting results from its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held today. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business before the meeting, including electing the nominated directors, appointing Deloitte LLP as the Corporation's auditors, and voting on an advisory basis to accept the Corporation's approach to executive compensation.

Election of Directors

Fortis shareholders elected the following 12 individuals to the Board to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed:

Nominee# Votes For% Votes For
# Votes Withheld% Votes Withheld
Tracey C. Ball266,517,26699.291,898,8670.71
Pierre J. Blouin262,927,97297.965,488,1612.04
Lawrence T. Borgard267,730,97199.74685,1630.26
Maura J. Clark266,341,86599.232,074,2680.77
Lisa Crutchfield265,546,12698.932,870,0071.07
Margarita K. Dilley267,662,37799.72753,7560.28
Julie A. Dobson256,372,94195.5112,043,1924.49
Lisa L. Durocher266,226,34299.182,189,7910.82
David G. Hutchens267,859,83399.79556,3000.21
Gianna M. Manes267,460,13499.64955,9990.36
Don R. Marchand267,959,34299.83456,7910.17
Jo Mark Zurel263,784,98098.274,631,1531.73

Appointment of Auditors

Shareholders of the Corporation approved the appointment of Deloitte LLP as the Corporation's auditors to hold office until the close of the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

# Votes For% Votes For# Votes Withheld% Votes Withheld

Say on Pay

Shareholders approved the non-binding advisory vote regarding the Corporation's approach to executive compensation ("Say on Pay").

# Votes For% Votes For# Votes Against% Votes Against

About Fortis

Fortis is a well-diversified leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry, with 2022 revenue of $11 billion and total assets of $65 billion as at March 31, 2023. The Corporation's 9,200 employees serve utility customers in five Canadian provinces, ten U.S. states and three Caribbean countries.

Fortis shares are listed on the TSX and NYSE and trade under the symbol FTS. Additional information can be accessed at,, or

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For further information contact

Investor Enquiries:
Ms. Stephanie Amaimo
Vice President, Investor Relations
Fortis Inc.
Media Enquiries:
Ms. Karen McCarthy
Vice President, Communications & Government Relations
Fortis Inc.

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