Washington, D.C.   20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of the earliest event reported)
May 24, 2018
Valhi, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
5430 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1700, Dallas, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
(972) 233-1700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.07
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The registrant held its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders on May 24, 2018.  At the 2018 annual meeting, the registrant's stockholders voted on the two proposals described in detail in the registrant's definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 4, 2018.  Stockholders present at the 2018 annual meeting, either in person or by proxy, represented 96.9% of the 339,170,949 shares eligible to vote at the meeting.

Proposal 1: Election of Directors

The registrant's stockholders elected Thomas E. Barry, Loretta J. Feehan, Robert D. Graham, Terri L. Herrington, W. Hayden McIlroy and Mary A. Tidlund as directors.  Each director nominee received votes "For" his or her election from at least 95.9% of the shares eligible to vote at the annual meeting.

Proposal 2: Say-on-Pay, Nonbinding Advisory Vote Approving Executive Compensation

The registrant's stockholders adopted a resolution, on a nonbinding advisory basis, approving the compensation of the registrant's named executive officers as described in the registrant's 2018 proxy statement.  The resolution received the approval from 95.3% of the shares ligible to vote at the annual meeting.

Item 7.01
Regulation FD Disclosure.

The registrant hereby furnishes the information set forth in its press release issued on May 24, 2018, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.  The information the registrant furnishes in this report under this Item 7.01, and the exhibit in Item 9.01, is not deemed "filed" for purposes of section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.  Registration statements or other documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission shall not incorporate this information by reference, except as otherwise expressly stated in such filing.

Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Item No.
Exhibit Index


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Valhi, Inc.
By: /s/ Gregory M. Swalwell 
Date:  May 24, 2018
Gregory M. Swalwell, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer