Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 11, 2020 


NextCure, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter) 


Delaware   001-38905   47-5231247

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


9000 Virginia Manor Road, Suite 200

Beltsville, Maryland

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


(240) 399-4900



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code



(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 class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share NXTC Nasdaq Global Select Market


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Emerging growth company x


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Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On June 11, 2020, NextCure, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Set forth below are the matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the final voting results for each matter as certified by the inspector of election.


Proposal No. 1: Election of Class I Directors


The Company’s stockholders elected Judith J. Li, Garry A. Nicholson, and Stella Xu, Ph.D. as Class I members of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), each to serve a three-year term expiring at the Company’s 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or until such director's earlier death, resignation, or removal from the Board. The results of the votes were as follows:


  For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
Judith J. Li 22,583,733   876,927   227   841,067
Garry A. Nicholson 23,019,218   441,441   228   841,067
Stella Xu, Ph.D. 21,519,242   1,941,417   228   841,067


Proposal No. 2: Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The results of the vote were as follows:


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
24,298,869   279   2,806  







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.


  Date: June 11, 2020  
  /s/ Steven P. Cobourn
  Steven P. Cobourn
  Chief Financial Officer