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 115 of 203 votes (56.7%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 87.8%.

This voting record is ranked 49th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Out of the island (25.1%), Not present (13.3%), En defaut (4.9%)

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 * 96.4% 111
Sarah Ferguson 96.3% 107
John Le Fondré * 96.1% 76
Tracey Vallois * 96.7% 91
Kristina Moore 88.0% 92
Steve Pallett * 89.4% 94
Sam Mézec * 90.5% 105
Simon Crowcroft 87.1% 93
Len Norman * 96.6% 87
Deidre Mezbourian 94.1% 84
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 85.9% 99
Mike Jackson 94.1% 102
John Le Maistre 93.0% 86
Chris Taylor * 92.6% 95
Philip Le Sueur 93.6% 93
Richard Vibert 95.3% 107
John Le Bailly 87.5% 112
Richard Buchanan * 97.3% 111
Karen Shenton-Stone 91.0% 111
Judy Martin * 91.4% 81
Geoffrey Southern * 72.2% 79
Carolyn Labey * 92.1% 88
Kevin Lewis * 95.4% 108
Montfort Tadier * 74.0% 104
Mike Higgins 81.7% 93
Jeremy Maçon * 89.6% 96
Susie Pinel * 93.8% 97
Stephen Luce 93.4% 76
Richard Renouf * 98.1% 105
Louise Doublet 87.8% 90
Russell Labey 90.9% 77
Scott Wickenden 84.4% 90
David Johnson 90.2% 112
Graham Truscott 95.2% 103
John Young * 92.6% 108
Lindsay Ash * 94.7% 113
Kirsten Morel 87.1% 101
Gregory Guida * 94.3% 106
Rowland Huelin 94.6% 112
Hugh Raymond * 97.3% 112
Trevor Pointon 88.7% 106
Mary Le Hegarat 93.8% 113
Steve Ahier 88.7% 115
Jess Perchard 85.5% 110
Robert Ward 81.4% 86
Carina Alves 81.7% 104
Kevin Pamplin 92.1% 114
Inna Gardiner 93.2% 44

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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