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 159 of 294 votes (54.1%) in the States Chamber. The average voting record for politicians is 87.3%.

This voting record is ranked 49th of 49 politicians.

Their voting breakdown for votes other than pour, contre, or abstained: Out of the island (21.4%), Not present (21.1%), En defaut (3.4%)

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 * 94.0% 149
Sarah Ferguson 90.4% 146
John Le Fondré * 95.5% 111
Tracey Vallois * 92.1% 127
Kristina Moore 84.1% 132
Steve Pallett * 87.1% 124
Sam Mézec * 87.9% 149
Simon Crowcroft 80.8% 120
Len Norman * 92.3% 129
Deidre Mezbourian 88.7% 124
Sadie Le Sueur-Rennard 83.9% 137
Mike Jackson 84.8% 145
John Le Maistre 90.3% 113
Chris Taylor * 89.9% 129
Philip Le Sueur 87.6% 129
Richard Vibert 91.2% 147
John Le Bailly 81.8% 154
Richard Buchanan * 94.2% 154
Karen Shenton-Stone 88.4% 146
Judy Martin * 91.6% 119
Geoffrey Southern * 69.4% 108
Carolyn Labey * 91.6% 131
Kevin Lewis * 94.6% 148
Montfort Tadier * 70.6% 143
Mike Higgins 77.0% 126
Jeremy Maçon * 90.7% 139
Susie Pinel * 91.3% 138
Stephen Luce 87.0% 115
Richard Renouf * 96.5% 142
Louise Doublet 83.3% 126
Russell Labey 89.2% 120
Scott Wickenden 86.7% 113
David Johnson 85.6% 153
Graham Truscott 90.4% 146
John Young * 89.3% 140
Lindsay Ash * 90.4% 156
Kirsten Morel 80.7% 140
Gregory Guida * 91.9% 148
Rowland Huelin 89.6% 154
Hugh Raymond * 94.2% 154
Trevor Pointon 86.5% 148
Mary Le Hegarat 93.6% 124
Steve Ahier 84.8% 158
Jess Perchard 82.1% 151
Robert Ward 79.2% 130
Carina Alves 77.4% 146
Kevin Pamplin 85.2% 155
Inna Gardiner 81.4% 86

* Holds a ministerial position

All voting data

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