Washington, D.C. 20549


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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 30, 2013

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(Commission File Number)

British Columbia, Canada Not Applicable
(State or other jurisdiction (IRS Employer
of incorporation or organization) Identification No.)

6411 Imperial Avenue, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V7W 2J5
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(604) 921-7570
Issuer’s telephone number

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the Annual General Meeting of the holders of common shares of Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. held on May 30, 2013, the shareholders voted on the following matters:


Fixing the Number of Directors at Five. The shareholders approved the number of directors to be fixed at five.

  For: 37,075,393
  Against: 10,350
  Non-votes: 17,284


Election of Directors. The following nominees were elected as directors to serve until the next annual general meeting of the shareholders:

  H. Lutz Klingmann: For: 36,344,051
    Withheld: 741,692
    Non-votes: 17,284
  Thomas Clay:: For: 36,350,694
    Withheld: 735,229
    Non-votes: 17,104
  Bryan A. Coates: For: 37,013,247
    Withheld: 72,496
    Non-votes: 17,284
  Guy Le Bel: For: 37,004,658
    Withheld: 81,085
    Non-votes: 17,284
  Bernard Guarnera: For: 37,009,947
    Withheld: 75,796
    Non-votes: 17,284


Appointment of Auditors. The shareholders approved the appointment of BDO Canada LLP, Chartered Accountants as auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013.


For: 37,088,047
Withheld: 14,800
Non-votes: 180


Advisory (Non-Binding) Vote of Executive Compensation. The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the management information circular for the Company’s 2013 annual general meeting.


For: 36,842,423
Against: 243,320
Non-votes: 17,284


Frequency of Advisory (Non-Binding) Vote of Executive Compensation. The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the frequency of holding future advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers be every three (3) years.


For: 36,220,782
Against: 864,961
Non-votes: 17,284


Based upon the results of the shareholder vote, the Company intends to submit to its shareholders an advisory vote on executive compensation at its annual meeting every three (3) years until the next advisory vote on the frequency of stockholder voting on executive compensation.


2013 Stock Option Plan. The shareholders approved Company’s 2013 stock option plan (the “Plan”) and subject to the requirements of the Toronto Stock Exchange, all unallocated entitlements issuable under the Plan were approved by shareholders of the Company until May 30, 2016.


For: 25,177,062
Against: 11,908,681
Non-votes: 17,284


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.

      Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.
Date May 31, 2013 (Registrant)
         /s/ Lutz Klingmann
      Lutz Klingmann, President