Washington, D.C. 20549


Current Report
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) May 7, 2012

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its charter)

        Virginia                001-01361          22-1318955
(State or Other Jurisdiction   (Commission       (I.R.S. Employer
       of Incorporation)        File Number)     Identification No.)

7401 South Cicero Avenue, Chicago, Illinois  60629
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code) 773-838-3400

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.

At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.
(the "Company") held on May 7, 2012, the proposals listed below were submitted to
a vote of the shareholders.  The proposals are described in the Company's definitive
proxy statement for the annual Meeting previously filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission.  Each of the proposals was approved by the shareholders
pursuant to the voting results set forth below.

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors

	The five nominees for the Board of Directors were elected to hold office until
the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are elected and
duly qualified.  The tabulation of votes was:

Nominee		        	 Votes For      Votes Withheld        Broker Non-Vote
Melvin J. Gordon                232,882,160    	   5,673,229              4,240,972
Ellen R. Gordon	                232,322,494        6,232,895	          4,240,972
Lana Jane Lewis-Brent           230,691,050        7,864,339              4,240,972
Barre A. Seibert                230,658,471        7,896,918              4,240,972
Richard P. Bergeman             230,656,824        7,898,565              4,240,972

Proposal 2 - Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

	The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent
registered public accounting firm for fiscal year ending December 31, 2012 was ratified
by a vote of 239,907,370 for the motion and 2,828,654 against the motion.


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.

                                TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES, INC.

May 9, 2012                     By:  /s/ G. Howard Ember
                              Name:  G. Howard Ember
                             Title:  V.P. Finance and Chief
                                     Financial Officer