Richmont Mines Announces Election of Directors

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 10, 2013) - Richmont Mines Inc. (RIC.TO)(NYSE MKT:RIC), ("Richmont" or the "Corporation"), announces that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of Richmont. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors that was held at the Corporation's Annual Meeting on May 9, 2013 in Montreal are presented below.

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
H. Greg Chamandy 8,322,370 59.14 % 5,749,672 40.86 %
Paul Carmel 13,564,558 96.39 % 507,484 3.61 %
Réjean Houle 11,150,218 79.24 % 2,921,823 20.76 %
Ebe Scherkus 13,552,111 96.31 % 519,930 3.69 %
Sam Minzberg 11,065,825 78.64 % 3,006,216 21.36 %
Elaine Ellingham 13,540,005 96.22 % 532,036 3.78 %
Michael Pesner 11,094,902 78.84 % 2,977,140 21.16 %

About Richmont Mines Inc.

Richmont Mines has produced over 1,300,000 ounces of gold from its operations in Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland since beginning production in 1991. The Corporation currently produces gold from the Island Gold Mine in Ontario and the Beaufor Mine in Quebec and is advancing two gold projects, the W Zone project and the Monique Gold project. With extensive experience in gold exploration, development and mining, the Corporation is well positioned to cost-effectively build its Canadian reserve base through a combination of organic growth, strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Richmont routinely posts news and other important information on its website (www.richmont-mines.com).

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Contact:
Investor Relations:
Jennifer Aitken
Richmont Mines Inc.
514 397-1410 ext. 101
jaitken@richmont-mines.com
Media:
Francis Beauvais
Richmont Mines Inc.
819 797-2465
fbeauvais@richmont-mines.com
www.richmont-mines.com

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