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What happens if a shareholder of a publicly listed company does not exercise his or her right to vote?

I was wondering what happens if a shareholder of a publicly listed company does not exercise his or her right to vote. I would be tempted to answer "nothing" but I am sure you guys know better. ...
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I am a shareholder but am not invited to shareholder meetings

I have been a shareholder in a company for about 14 years and have never been invited to a shareholder meeting. The company is still around and over 10 times the size that it used to be. How do I go ...
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Why is one person allowed to own a majority of voting rights in a publicly traded company?

I heard on Marketplace tonight that Mark Zuckerberg owns 58% of the voting rights in Facebook (not a majority of the shares, but he owns many Class B shares, which have 10 votes apiece compared to 1 ...
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If I wasn't invited to the shareholder' meeting but now I do own stock in the company, can I still attend?

There's a company whose shareholder meeting I'd like to attend. The official notice says that only shareholders of record at a given date are invited and can vote. I acquired shares after that date ...
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Proxy voting: How to learn more about a proposal?

I have never voted by proxy at a shareholder meeting before. But I opened one of the proxy voting solicitations today for a Vanguard fund shareholder meeting and read the proposals. They are all one ...