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 86 of 138 votes (62.3%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 88.0%.

This voting record is ranked 49th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Not present (16.7%), Out of the island (13.8%), En defaut (7.2%)

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% 83
Sarah Ferguson 95.1% 81
John Le Fondré * 96.5% 57
Tracey Vallois * 95.7% 70
Kristina Moore 85.3% 75
Steve Pallett * 87.3% 71
Sam Mézec * 90.4% 83
Simon Crowcroft 85.7% 77
Len Norman * 98.4% 64
Deidre Mezbourian 94.7% 75
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 85.7% 70
Mike Jackson 92.9% 85
John Le Maistre 93.4% 61
Chris Taylor * 92.4% 66
Philip Le Sueur 93.9% 66
Richard Vibert 95.1% 82
John Le Bailly 84.5% 84
Richard Buchanan * 96.3% 82
Karen Shenton-Stone 90.2% 82
Judy Martin * 92.3% 65
Geoffrey Southern * 69.4% 62
Carolyn Labey * 91.0% 78
Kevin Lewis * 95.1% 82
Montfort Tadier * 76.3% 80
Mike Higgins 78.9% 71
Jeremy Maçon * 88.2% 68
Susie Pinel * 94.2% 69
Stephen Luce 91.7% 48
Richard Renouf * 97.5% 79
Louise Doublet 86.2% 65
Russell Labey 88.9% 54
Scott Wickenden 81.7% 71
David Johnson 89.2% 83
Graham Truscott 94.2% 86
John Young * 91.3% 80
Lindsay Ash * 95.2% 84
Kirsten Morel 87.7% 73
Gregory Guida * 93.5% 77
Rowland Huelin 95.3% 85
Hugh Raymond * 97.6% 83
Trevor Pointon 88.8% 80
Mary Le Hegarat 92.9% 84
Steve Ahier 88.4% 86
Jess Perchard 82.7% 81
Robert Ward 81.7% 71
Carina Alves 81.9% 83
Kevin Pamplin 90.6% 85
Inna Gardiner 93.3% 15

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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