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 859 of 1239 votes (69.3%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 87.6%.

This voting record is ranked 47th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Not present (17.1%), Out of the island (11.2%), Excused (0.8%), En defaut (0.8%), Declared an interest (0.7%)

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 * 92.9% 817
Sarah Ferguson 84.7% 557
John Le Fondré * 93.0% 626
Tracey Vallois * 85.3% 682
Kristina Moore 79.9% 752
Steve Pallett * 86.6% 730
Sam Mézec * 74.4% 805
Simon Crowcroft 85.0% 719
Len Norman * 92.2% 459
Deidre Mezbourian 85.8% 718
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 80.9% 586
Mike Jackson 84.7% 810
John Le Maistre 86.8% 774
Philip Le Sueur 87.4% 724
Richard Vibert 86.3% 691
John Le Bailly 83.2% 736
Richard Buchanan * 91.8% 824
Karen Shenton-Stone 83.1% 789
Judy Martin * 91.7% 762
Geoffrey Southern * 65.1% 619
Carolyn Labey * 90.2% 748
Kevin Lewis * 91.7% 832
Montfort Tadier * 69.8% 688
Mike Higgins 74.1% 721
Jeremy Maçon * 88.0% 699
Susie Pinel * 92.2% 810
Stephen Luce 85.3% 762
Richard Renouf * 92.0% 785
Louise Doublet 79.0% 686
Russell Labey 87.6% 733
Scott Wickenden 89.3% 701
David Johnson 88.9% 773
Graham Truscott 89.4% 831
John Young * 83.9% 753
Lindsay Ash * 91.3% 841
Kirsten Morel 82.9% 783
Gregory Guida * 89.7% 831
Rowland Huelin 91.4% 823
Hugh Raymond * 92.5% 749
Trevor Pointon 79.2% 814
Mary Le Hegarat 83.2% 791
Steve Ahier 84.8% 859
Jess Perchard 78.4% 560
Robert Ward 72.9% 804
Carina Alves 75.0% 783
Kevin Pamplin 81.5% 842
Inna Gardiner 80.0% 706
Andy Jehan 84.8% 368

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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