One of your key rights as a shareholder is the right to vote your shares in corporate elections. Shareholder voting rights give you the power to elect directors at annual or special meetings and make your views known to company management and directors on significant issues that may affect the value of your shares.
How do I know when to vote?
How do I vote at a corporate election?
What are the mechanics of voting either in person or by proxy?
What is a "registered" owner? What is a "beneficial" owner?
What is the difference between registered and beneficial owners when voting on corporate matters?
What is new in 2012?
Spotlight on Proxy Matters