FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

STALICK THEODORE R
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

MERCURY GENERAL CORP [ MCY ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
CFO-Vice President
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

4484 WILSHIRE BLVD.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

7/26/2013
(Street)

LOS ANGELES, CA 90010
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock                  758   I   ESOP Plan  
Common Stock   5/10/2012     M    3750   A $33.6091   5250   D    
Common Stock   5/10/2012     S    3000   D $44.94   2250   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Common Stock   $51.43                    10/29/2005   10/29/2014   Commo Stock   7500     7500   D    
Common Stock   $51.5130                    8/3/2008   8/3/2017   Common Stock   20000     20000   D    
Common Stock   $33.6091   5/10/2012     S         3750    5/1/2010   5/1/2019   Common Stock   3750   $33.6091   3750   D    
Common Stock   $45.30   7/26/2013     A      10000       7/26/2014   7/26/2023   Common Stock   10000   $45.30   10000   D    

Explanation of Responses:

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
STALICK THEODORE R
4484 WILSHIRE BLVD.
LOS ANGELES, CA 90010


CFO-Vice President

Signatures
Judy Walters, Attorney-In-Fact for Theodore Stalick 7/29/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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