Washington, D.C. 20549



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

November 8, 2012
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

American Spectrum Realty, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland 001-16785 52-2258674
(State or Other (Commission (I.R.S. Employer
Jurisdiction of File Number) Identification
incorporation) No.)

2401 Fountain View, Suite 750, Houston, Texas 77057
(Address of principal executive offices)         (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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

American Spectrum Realty, Inc. (“the Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on November 8, 2012. The matters on which the stockholders voted, in person or by proxy, were (i) to elect five directors to serve until the Company’s next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified, and (ii) to ratify the selection of EEPB, PC as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012. The results of the voting are as follows:

(i) Election of directors:

Name of Number of Number of Number of
Nominee       Votes For       Votes Withheld       Broker Non-Votes
Patrick D. Barrett   1,449,308   3,437   1,434,284
William J. Carden 1,449,310 3,435 1,434,284
James L. Hurn   1,449,180   3,565   1,434,284
Stacey F. Speier 1,449,318 3,427 1,434,284
D. Brownell Wheless   1,449,108   3,637   1,434,284

(ii) Ratify the selection of EEPB, PC as independent auditors:

Number of Number of Number of Number of
Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
2,877,403 2,799 6,827 --


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.

By:  /s/ William J. Carden  
Name:  William J. Carden
Title: Chairman of the Board, President
and Chief Executive Officer

Date: November 12, 2012