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): June 24, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 001-36395 20-4139823
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
 (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
3655 Nobel Drive, Suite 260
San Diego, CA 92122
(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 926-7655
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stockDARENasdaq Capital Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
At the annual meeting of stockholders of Daré Bioscience, Inc. ("Daré," “we,” “us,” or “our”) held on June 24, 2021, five proposals were voted upon by Daré’s stockholders. The proposals are described in detail in our definitive proxy statement for the annual meeting, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 14, 2021. Below is a brief description of, and the final results of the votes for, each proposal:

1.Our stockholders elected the nominees named below to our board of directors to serve as Class I directors for a three-year term expiring at our 2024 annual meeting of stockholders by the votes set forth below:
NomineeVotes ForVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Jessica D. Grossman, M.D.10,287,8331,872,95715,613,671
Susan L. Kelley, M.D.10,290,8291,869,96115,613,671
Sophia Ononye-Onyia, Ph.D.10,618,1071,542,68315,613,671

2.Our stockholders ratified the appointment of Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021 by the votes set forth below:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

3.Our stockholders approved the issuance of shares of our common stock in connection with an acquisition for purposes of complying with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635 by the votes set forth below:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

4.Our stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the 2020 compensation of our named executive officers by the votes set forth below:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

5.Our stockholders approved the adjournment of the meeting, if necessary or advisable, to solicit additional proxies in favor of Proposal 3 if there are not sufficient votes to approve Proposal 3:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

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.
Dated: June 24, 2021  By: /s/ Sabrina Martucci Johnson
  Name: Sabrina Martucci Johnson
  Title: President and Chief Executive Officer