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 6, 2010
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
280 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(212) 922-1640
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Dover Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 6, 2010 at which meeting the shareholders elected eleven directors and ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2010.
The breakdown of the shareholder votes on these matters is listed below:
1. Election of Directors:
Director   For   Against   Abstained
David H. Benson
    150,599,256       1,964,997       88,103  
Robert W. Cremin
    151,460,842       1,101,937       89,577  
Jean-Pierre M. Ergas
    150,431,954       2,130,965       89,437  
Peter T. Francis
    151,383,771       1,183,403       85,182  
Kristiane C. Graham
    150,731,240       1,812,476       108,640  
James L. Koley
    150,494,609       2,072,694       85,053  
Robert A. Livingston
    151,156,907       1,422,053       73,396  
Richard K. Lochridge
    150,710,708       1,847,370       94,278  
Bernard G. Rethore
    151,474,387       1,095,877       82,092  
Michael B. Stubbs
    150,875,208       1,693,345       83,803  
Mary A. Winston
    151,028,431       1,537,629       86,296  
2. Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2010.
For   Against   Abstain
161,736,126     1,284,065       98,964  



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 12, 2010  DOVER CORPORATION
  By:   /s/ Joseph W. Schmidt    
    Joseph W. Schmidt   
    Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary