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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 08, 2013




Meeting Information             

MERCURY GENERAL CORPORATION                              Meeting Type: Annual Meeting    
        For holders as of:  March 14, 2013    


Date:  May 08, 2013



       Time:  10:00 AM PDT



Location:  The Wilshire Country Club




 301 North Rossmore Avenue


 Los Angeles, CA 90004










   LOS ANGELES, CA 90010



You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company.



This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).



We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.


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      Before You Vote         

How to Access the Proxy Materials


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1. Notice & Proxy Statement        2. Annual Report/10K Wrap


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    Voting items

       The Board of Directors recommends you vote

      FOR the following:


  1.   Election of Directors
  01   George Joseph   02   Martha E. Marcon   03   Donald R. Spuehler   04   Richard E. Grayson   05   Donald P. Newell
  06   Bruce A. Bunner   07   Christopher Graves   08   Michael D. Curtius   09   Gabriel Tirador    


      The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:


  2   To Approve the Mercury General Corporation Senior Executive Incentive Bonus Plan.


NOTE:     Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.