Ian Gorst

Senator, Island-wide

Minister for External Relations



First elected as a Deputy of St. Clement and sworn to office on 5th December 2005. Re-elected as Deputy of St. Clement in 2008. Elected as a Senator in 2011 and appointed as Chief Minister on 14th November 2011. Re-elected as a Senator in 2014 and re-elected as Chief Minister on 3rd November 2014.Re-elected as a Senator in 2018.


Chief Minister's Department
P.O. Box 140, Cyril Le Marquand House
The Parade
St. Helier
JE4 8QT

Voting summary

How is this calculated?

Senator Ian Gorst voted pour, contre, or abstained for 165 of 302 votes (54.6%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 87.4%.

This voting record is ranked 49th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Not present (21.2%), Out of the island (20.9%), En defaut (3.3%)

Voting Record Definitions

At the start of each meeting of the states there is a roll call. Each members voting record can be broken down into those times where they were present for the roll call, and those where they were not.

Member present

Pour: Voted for the proposition
Contre: Voted against the proposition
Abstained: Chose to abstain from voting
Declared an Interest: Did not vote due to declaring a conflict of interest
Not Present: Did not vote on the proposition

Member not present

Ill: Did not vote due to illness
Out of Island: Did not vote due to being out of the island on States business
Excused: Did not vote for a valid reason, E.g. hospital appointment
En Defaut: Were not present for the vote and did not have a valid reason

Voting patterns

Name Percent voted the same way Sample Size
Lyndon Farnham * 94.2% 155
Sarah Ferguson 90.6% 149
John Le Fondré * 95.6% 114
Tracey Vallois * 92.5% 133
Kristina Moore 84.8% 138
Steve Pallett * 87.7% 130
Sam Mézec * 88.3% 154
Simon Crowcroft 81.8% 126
Len Norman * 92.6% 135
Deidre Mezbourian 89.2% 130
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 84.6% 143
Mike Jackson 84.1% 151
John Le Maistre 90.7% 118
Chris Taylor * 90.4% 135
Philip Le Sueur 88.1% 134
Richard Vibert 91.5% 153
John Le Bailly 82.4% 159
Richard Buchanan * 94.3% 159
Karen Shenton-Stone 88.8% 152
Judy Martin * 92.0% 125
Geoffrey Southern * 71.1% 114
Carolyn Labey * 92.0% 137
Kevin Lewis * 94.8% 154
Montfort Tadier * 71.2% 146
Mike Higgins 78.0% 132
Jeremy Maçon * 91.0% 145
Susie Pinel * 91.7% 144
Stephen Luce 87.0% 115
Richard Renouf * 96.6% 148
Louise Doublet 84.0% 131
Russell Labey 89.4% 123
Scott Wickenden 87.4% 119
David Johnson 86.2% 159
Graham Truscott 90.8% 152
John Young * 89.7% 146
Lindsay Ash * 90.7% 162
Kirsten Morel 81.5% 146
Gregory Guida * 92.2% 154
Rowland Huelin 90.0% 160
Hugh Raymond * 94.4% 160
Trevor Pointon 87.0% 154
Mary Le Hegarat 93.9% 130
Steve Ahier 85.4% 164
Jess Perchard 82.8% 157
Robert Ward 80.2% 136
Carina Alves 78.3% 152
Kevin Pamplin 85.7% 161
Inna Gardiner 82.4% 91

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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