Stillwater Announces Certified Annual Meeting Results

  Stillwater Announces Certified Annual Meeting Results

Business Wire

BILLINGS, Mont. -- May 8, 2013

Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) (TSX:SWC.U) (“Stillwater” or the
“Company”) today announced that IVS Associates, Inc. (“IVS”), the independent
Inspector of Elections, has certified the final voting results of the 2013
Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 2, 2013.

At the Annual Meeting, Stillwater shareholders voted to elect the following

                       For Votes Received  % Shares Voting
George M. Bee           49,325,780           52.2%
Charles R. Engles       56,546,147           59.8%
Francis R. McAllister   48,934,731           51.8%
Michael McMullen        56,317,690           59.6%
Patrice E. Merrin       52,704,430           55.8%
Michael S. Parrett      42,465,050           44.9%
Brian Schweitzer        56,546,463           59.8%
Gary A. Sugar           49,331,593           52.2%

Frank McAllister, Stillwater’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We
have been very pleased throughout the election process to talk with many of
our shareholders in developing our views as to the future of Stillwater. We
believe the election provides us an opportunity to begin a new chapter for
Stillwater and the newly constituted Board will, as the Board always has,
focus on maximizing value for stockholders through our position as the sole
U.S. producer of palladium and platinum. We look forward to receiving valuable
contributions from our new and continuing directors.”

Additionally, IVS reported that 97.5% of shares were voted to ratify the
selection of KMPG LLP as the Company's independent registered accounting firm.

IVS also reported that 65.8% of shares voted to disapprove, on an advisory
basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.

About Stillwater Mining Company

Stillwater Mining Company is the only U.S. producer of palladium and platinum
and is the largest primary producer of platinum group metals outside of South
Africa and the Russian Federation. The Company’s shares are traded on the New
York Stock Exchange under the symbol SWC and on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol SWC.U. Information on Stillwater Mining Company can be found
at its website:


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