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Templeton Emerging Markets Fund

Annual Meeting of Shareholders, February 25, 2011 (unaudited)

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Fund was held at the Fund’s offices, 500 East Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 25, 2011. The purpose of the meeting was to elect four Trustees of the Fund and to ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Fund for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2011. At the meeting, the following persons were elected by the shareholders to serve as Trustees of the Fund: Harris J. Ashton, Frank J. Crothers, Edith E. Holiday and J. Michael Luttig.* Shareholders also ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Fund for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2011. No other business was transacted at the meeting.

The results of the voting at the Annual Meeting are as follows:

1. The election of four Trustees:

% of

Shares

% of

Present

Outstanding

and

Shares

Voting

75.87%

96.79%

76.06%

97.04%

73.42%

93.67%

76.09%

97.07%

% of Outstanding

% of Shares Present and

Withheld

Shares

Voting

454,584 419,546 896,655 415,068

2.51% 2.32% 4.96% 2.30%

3.21% 2.96% 6.33% 2.93%

Term Expiring 2014

For

Harris J. Ashton . . . . . . . . . . . . 13,720,975 Frank J. Crothers . . . . . . . . . . . 13,756,013 Edith E. Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . 13,278,904 J. Michael Luttig . . . . . . . . . . . 13,760,491

% of

Shares

% of

Present

Outstanding

and

Shares

Voting

77.34%

98.67%

0.43%

0.56%

0.61%

0.77%

78.38%

100.00%

2. The ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent regis- tered public accounting firm for the Fund for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2011:

Shares Voted

For . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13,987,542 Against . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78,513 Abstain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109,504 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14,175,559

*Ann Torre Bates, Charles B. Johnson, Gregory E. Johnson, David W. Niemiec, Frank A. Olson, Larry D. Thompson, Constantine D. Tseretopoulos and Robert E. Wade are Trustees of the Fund who are currently serving and whose terms of office continued after the Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

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