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 330 of 501 votes (65.9%) 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 (17.2%), Out of the island (15.0%), En defaut (2.0%)

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 * 94.5% 311
Sarah Ferguson 89.9% 237
John Le Fondré * 95.0% 261
Tracey Vallois * 90.9% 263
Kristina Moore 86.5% 289
Steve Pallett * 89.2% 269
Sam Mézec * 81.6% 309
Simon Crowcroft 86.5% 281
Len Norman * 92.7% 288
Deidre Mezbourian 88.2% 272
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 84.3% 261
Mike Jackson 86.4% 301
John Le Maistre 90.4% 280
Chris Taylor * 91.9% 260
Philip Le Sueur 88.4% 284
Richard Vibert 90.5% 285
John Le Bailly 84.5% 271
Richard Buchanan * 94.0% 316
Karen Shenton-Stone 88.1% 311
Judy Martin * 93.4% 274
Geoffrey Southern * 71.1% 242
Carolyn Labey * 91.3% 286
Kevin Lewis * 93.7% 317
Montfort Tadier * 72.8% 294
Mike Higgins 77.7% 264
Jeremy Maçon * 89.3% 309
Susie Pinel * 93.4% 302
Stephen Luce 89.2% 268
Richard Renouf * 95.4% 305
Louise Doublet 80.5% 282
Russell Labey 87.9% 281
Scott Wickenden 89.9% 266
David Johnson 90.1% 293
Graham Truscott 90.8% 315
John Young * 88.2% 289
Lindsay Ash * 92.3% 326
Kirsten Morel 83.8% 303
Gregory Guida * 91.7% 313
Rowland Huelin 90.4% 324
Hugh Raymond * 93.5% 309
Trevor Pointon 82.6% 304
Mary Le Hegarat 90.1% 294
Steve Ahier 86.7% 330
Jess Perchard 78.8% 278
Robert Ward 76.1% 301
Carina Alves 77.1% 314
Kevin Pamplin 83.4% 319
Inna Gardiner 83.3% 252

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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