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 491 of 713 votes (68.9%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 89.0%.

This voting record is ranked 49th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Not present (16.8%), Out of the island (11.5%), En defaut (1.4%), Declared an interest (1.3%), Excused (0.1%)

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 * 93.6% 468
Sarah Ferguson 87.9% 330
John Le Fondré * 93.6% 388
Tracey Vallois * 90.0% 379
Kristina Moore 82.3% 434
Steve Pallett * 87.5% 417
Sam Mézec * 77.6% 456
Simon Crowcroft 85.1% 429
Len Norman * 92.5% 441
Deidre Mezbourian 87.0% 406
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 83.3% 359
Mike Jackson 84.4% 460
John Le Maistre 85.9% 425
Chris Taylor * 89.5% 400
Philip Le Sueur 85.8% 428
Richard Vibert 87.7% 422
John Le Bailly 84.2% 412
Richard Buchanan * 92.1% 466
Karen Shenton-Stone 85.5% 462
Judy Martin * 93.2% 428
Geoffrey Southern * 67.8% 354
Carolyn Labey * 90.6% 435
Kevin Lewis * 93.5% 477
Montfort Tadier * 70.7% 434
Mike Higgins 77.1% 415
Jeremy Maçon * 87.1% 466
Susie Pinel * 93.9% 459
Stephen Luce 86.3% 423
Richard Renouf * 94.5% 454
Louise Doublet 78.7% 436
Russell Labey 88.3% 435
Scott Wickenden 90.1% 422
David Johnson 89.5% 439
Graham Truscott 89.5% 475
John Young * 85.6% 430
Lindsay Ash * 93.0% 485
Kirsten Morel 81.9% 454
Gregory Guida * 90.5% 473
Rowland Huelin 90.8% 478
Hugh Raymond * 92.5% 439
Trevor Pointon 79.6% 460
Mary Le Hegarat 85.9% 454
Steve Ahier 85.3% 490
Jess Perchard 77.0% 391
Robert Ward 74.6% 461
Carina Alves 74.8% 465
Kevin Pamplin 81.2% 479
Inna Gardiner 80.2% 409

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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