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 236 of 404 votes (58.4%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 87.6%.

This voting record is ranked 49th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Not present (20.5%), Out of the island (18.6%), En defaut (2.5%)

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 * 93.7% 221
Sarah Ferguson 89.4% 189
John Le Fondré * 94.1% 170
Tracey Vallois * 90.9% 187
Kristina Moore 86.1% 201
Steve Pallett * 87.4% 183
Sam Mézec * 85.7% 223
Simon Crowcroft 84.2% 190
Len Norman * 91.7% 204
Deidre Mezbourian 88.9% 189
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 84.0% 200
Mike Jackson 86.3% 211
John Le Maistre 89.3% 187
Chris Taylor * 90.9% 197
Philip Le Sueur 89.3% 196
Richard Vibert 91.4% 209
John Le Bailly 83.6% 201
Richard Buchanan * 93.0% 227
Karen Shenton-Stone 88.0% 217
Judy Martin * 92.4% 184
Geoffrey Southern * 73.2% 179
Carolyn Labey * 90.7% 194
Kevin Lewis * 93.8% 225
Montfort Tadier * 72.2% 205
Mike Higgins 76.9% 182
Jeremy Maçon * 89.8% 215
Susie Pinel * 91.9% 209
Stephen Luce 87.5% 176
Richard Renouf * 94.4% 216
Louise Doublet 84.1% 195
Russell Labey 86.9% 191
Scott Wickenden 88.3% 180
David Johnson 87.4% 207
Graham Truscott 90.5% 221
John Young * 88.7% 204
Lindsay Ash * 91.4% 233
Kirsten Morel 83.4% 211
Gregory Guida * 91.4% 222
Rowland Huelin 89.2% 231
Hugh Raymond * 93.6% 218
Trevor Pointon 84.5% 213
Mary Le Hegarat 90.1% 201
Steve Ahier 86.9% 236
Jess Perchard 83.7% 221
Robert Ward 78.3% 207
Carina Alves 79.4% 223
Kevin Pamplin 85.0% 227
Inna Gardiner 82.7% 162

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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