DWS Funds Announce Results of the Annual
Meeting of Shareholders
May 24, 2010 06:16 PM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Boards of Trustees of DWS Strategic Municipal Income
Trust (NYSE: KSM) and DWS Municipal Income Trust (NYSE: KTF) (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the
“Funds”) announced today that the 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders for each Fund was held on May 24, 2010
(the “Annual Meeting”).
For each of KSM and KTF, the common and preferred shareholders voting together re-elected the current Class II
Board Members (Ms. Jean Gleason Stromberg and Messrs. Henry P. Becton, Paul K. Freeman and William
McClayton). The two Trustees nominated for election solely by holders of each Fund’s preferred shares voting
separately as a class, Messrs. Ingo Gefeke and Robert H. Wadsworth, were elected by preferred shareholders.
For more information on KSM and KTF visit www.dws-investments.com or call (800) 349-4281.
DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust (KSM) and DWS Municipal Income Trust (KTF) are subject to
investment risk. Bond investments are subject to interest-rate and credit risks. When interest rates rise,
bond prices generally fall. Credit risk refers to the ability of an issuer to make timely payments of
principal and interest. Investing in derivatives entails special risks relating to liquidity, leverage and
credit that may reduce returns and/or increase volatility. Leverage results in additional risks and can
magnify the effect of any losses. Although the funds seek income that is federally tax-free, a portion of
the funds’ distributions may be subject to federal, state and local taxes, including the alternative minimum
Closed-end funds, unlike open-end funds, are not continuously offered. There is a one time public offering
and once issued, shares of closed-end funds are sold in the open market through a stock exchange.
Shares of closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to net asset value. The price of the fund’s