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 267 of 435 votes (61.4%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 87.8%.

This voting record is ranked 49th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Not present (19.1%), Out of the island (17.2%), En defaut (2.3%)

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 * 94.4% 251
Sarah Ferguson 88.7% 204
John Le Fondré * 95.0% 201
Tracey Vallois * 90.2% 205
Kristina Moore 86.1% 230
Steve Pallett * 87.6% 210
Sam Mézec * 82.6% 253
Simon Crowcroft 86.0% 221
Len Norman * 91.9% 234
Deidre Mezbourian 88.9% 216
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 82.7% 214
Mike Jackson 84.9% 239
John Le Maistre 89.0% 218
Chris Taylor * 92.1% 228
Philip Le Sueur 88.0% 225
Richard Vibert 91.1% 225
John Le Bailly 84.4% 218
Richard Buchanan * 93.7% 255
Karen Shenton-Stone 88.3% 248
Judy Martin * 93.0% 213
Geoffrey Southern * 70.2% 198
Carolyn Labey * 91.0% 223
Kevin Lewis * 93.7% 255
Montfort Tadier * 71.2% 236
Mike Higgins 77.9% 213
Jeremy Maçon * 89.0% 246
Susie Pinel * 92.9% 239
Stephen Luce 87.9% 206
Richard Renouf * 95.1% 245
Louise Doublet 79.7% 222
Russell Labey 87.6% 218
Scott Wickenden 89.3% 205
David Johnson 88.5% 235
Graham Truscott 91.3% 252
John Young * 86.6% 232
Lindsay Ash * 91.3% 264
Kirsten Morel 82.6% 241
Gregory Guida * 91.6% 251
Rowland Huelin 89.7% 261
Hugh Raymond * 93.2% 248
Trevor Pointon 82.8% 244
Mary Le Hegarat 90.5% 232
Steve Ahier 87.6% 267
Jess Perchard 80.2% 247
Robert Ward 75.2% 238
Carina Alves 76.7% 253
Kevin Pamplin 82.5% 257
Inna Gardiner 81.2% 191

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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