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 335 of 511 votes (65.6%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 88.4%.

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 (14.7%), En defaut (2.0%), Declared an interest (1.0%)

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% 316
Sarah Ferguson 89.9% 237
John Le Fondré * 94.7% 262
Tracey Vallois * 89.9% 268
Kristina Moore 86.6% 291
Steve Pallett * 88.7% 274
Sam Mézec * 81.2% 314
Simon Crowcroft 86.2% 283
Len Norman * 92.5% 292
Deidre Mezbourian 88.0% 274
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 83.8% 265
Mike Jackson 86.0% 306
John Le Maistre 89.5% 285
Chris Taylor * 91.7% 265
Philip Le Sueur 87.2% 289
Richard Vibert 90.2% 287
John Le Bailly 83.7% 276
Richard Buchanan * 93.1% 320
Karen Shenton-Stone 87.3% 316
Judy Martin * 93.2% 279
Geoffrey Southern * 70.5% 247
Carolyn Labey * 90.0% 291
Kevin Lewis * 93.2% 322
Montfort Tadier * 72.2% 299
Mike Higgins 77.0% 269
Jeremy Maçon * 87.9% 314
Susie Pinel * 92.8% 307
Stephen Luce 88.3% 273
Richard Renouf * 94.5% 310
Louise Doublet 80.0% 285
Russell Labey 86.7% 286
Scott Wickenden 88.6% 271
David Johnson 89.6% 298
Graham Truscott 89.7% 320
John Young * 87.1% 294
Lindsay Ash * 92.2% 331
Kirsten Morel 83.4% 308
Gregory Guida * 91.5% 317
Rowland Huelin 90.2% 326
Hugh Raymond * 92.7% 314
Trevor Pointon 81.2% 309
Mary Le Hegarat 89.6% 299
Steve Ahier 86.2% 334
Jess Perchard 78.1% 283
Robert Ward 75.5% 306
Carina Alves 76.5% 319
Kevin Pamplin 82.7% 324
Inna Gardiner 82.1% 257

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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