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Almaden Announces Results of Annual General Meeting

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 29, 2016) - Almaden Minerals Ltd. ("Almaden" or the "Company") (TSX: AMM) (NYSE MKT: AAU) is pleased to provide the results of its Annual General Meeting held on June 29, 2016.

All of the matters submitted to the shareholders for approval as set out in the Company's Notice of Meeting and Information Circular were approved by the requisite majority of votes cast at the AGM.

The details of the voting results for the election of directors are set out below:

Nominee Number of Votes For Number of Votes Withheld
Duane Poliquin 18,701,944 55,227
Morgan Poliquin 18,702,044 55,127
Gerald G. Carlson 18,702,521 54,650
John (Jack) McCleary 18,702,521 54,650
Joseph Montgomery 18,708,521 48,650
Mark T. Brown 14,790,077 3,967,094
William J. Worrall 18,708,521 48,650
   

A total of 18,757,171 common shares, representing 23% of the votes attached to all outstanding shares as at the record date for the meeting, were represented at the AGM.

Shareholders also approved the appointment of Davidson & Company LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year.

Final results for all matters voted on at the AGM will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, on EDGAR at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml, and on the Company's website.

About Almaden

Almaden owns 100% of the Tuligtic project in Puebla State, Mexico, subject to a 2% NSR royalty held by Almadex Minerals Limited. Tuligtic covers the Ixtaca gold/silver deposit, which was discovered by Almaden in 2010.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors
"Morgan Poliquin"

Morgan J. Poliquin, Ph.D., P.Eng.
President, CEO and Director
Almaden Minerals Ltd.

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