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 603 of 867 votes (69.6%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 88.5%.

This voting record is ranked 47th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Not present (18.2%), Out of the island (9.8%), En defaut (1.2%), Declared an interest (1.0%), Excused (0.2%)

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 * 93.7% 570
Sarah Ferguson 87.3% 395
John Le Fondré * 93.9% 477
Tracey Vallois * 86.8% 477
Kristina Moore 81.4% 516
Steve Pallett * 87.1% 526
Sam Mézec * 76.9% 559
Simon Crowcroft 85.6% 536
Len Norman * 92.2% 459
Deidre Mezbourian 86.5% 511
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 83.0% 429
Mike Jackson 85.3% 565
John Le Maistre 86.9% 526
Philip Le Sueur 86.4% 520
Richard Vibert 86.6% 498
John Le Bailly 82.8% 506
Richard Buchanan * 92.0% 576
Karen Shenton-Stone 84.4% 559
Judy Martin * 92.7% 533
Geoffrey Southern * 67.5% 427
Carolyn Labey * 91.4% 536
Kevin Lewis * 92.8% 585
Montfort Tadier * 71.1% 492
Mike Higgins 76.5% 507
Jeremy Maçon * 86.8% 506
Susie Pinel * 93.5% 568
Stephen Luce 86.8% 530
Richard Renouf * 93.7% 551
Louise Doublet 78.7% 530
Russell Labey 88.2% 526
Scott Wickenden 90.4% 520
David Johnson 89.7% 544
Graham Truscott 89.3% 586
John Young * 85.2% 540
Lindsay Ash * 92.6% 592
Kirsten Morel 83.0% 558
Gregory Guida * 91.2% 580
Rowland Huelin 91.7% 589
Hugh Raymond * 93.2% 543
Trevor Pointon 79.6% 569
Mary Le Hegarat 84.9% 549
Steve Ahier 86.1% 602
Jess Perchard 77.0% 391
Robert Ward 74.7% 566
Carina Alves 75.1% 571
Kevin Pamplin 81.2% 590
Inna Gardiner 80.1% 493
Andy Jehan 83.9% 112

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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