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 615 of 902 votes (68.2%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 88.6%.

This voting record is ranked 48th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Not present (18.2%), Out of the island (10.4%), Excused (1.1%), En defaut (1.1%), 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 * 93.6% 582
Sarah Ferguson 87.0% 400
John Le Fondré * 93.9% 489
Tracey Vallois * 86.7% 488
Kristina Moore 80.5% 527
Steve Pallett * 86.3% 538
Sam Mézec * 76.9% 571
Simon Crowcroft 85.6% 548
Len Norman * 92.2% 459
Deidre Mezbourian 86.6% 523
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 82.5% 433
Mike Jackson 84.9% 577
John Le Maistre 86.8% 538
Philip Le Sueur 86.4% 531
Richard Vibert 86.7% 510
John Le Bailly 83.0% 518
Richard Buchanan * 92.2% 587
Karen Shenton-Stone 84.2% 570
Judy Martin * 92.7% 545
Geoffrey Southern * 67.3% 434
Carolyn Labey * 91.4% 547
Kevin Lewis * 92.8% 596
Montfort Tadier * 71.2% 504
Mike Higgins 77.1% 519
Jeremy Maçon * 86.9% 518
Susie Pinel * 93.6% 580
Stephen Luce 86.3% 540
Richard Renouf * 93.6% 563
Louise Doublet 78.6% 542
Russell Labey 88.3% 538
Scott Wickenden 90.4% 531
David Johnson 89.4% 555
Graham Truscott 89.3% 598
John Young * 85.3% 549
Lindsay Ash * 92.7% 604
Kirsten Morel 82.9% 568
Gregory Guida * 91.2% 592
Rowland Huelin 91.7% 601
Hugh Raymond * 93.2% 555
Trevor Pointon 79.5% 581
Mary Le Hegarat 84.5% 561
Steve Ahier 85.7% 615
Jess Perchard 77.0% 391
Robert Ward 74.7% 578
Carina Alves 75.1% 583
Kevin Pamplin 81.2% 602
Inna Gardiner 79.4% 505
Andy Jehan 82.3% 124

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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