|Utah State Senate District 10|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
March 11, 2011
Buttars served on the West Jordan City Council from 1970 to 1983. He joined the Utah State Senate in 2001 and represented the 10th district until his resignation on March 11, 2011.
Buttars earned his B.S. in Marketing/Economics from Utah State University in 1967.
Buttars worked as a retail sales manager for Amoco Oil Company from 1967 to 1976. He was executive director of Petroleum Retailers Organization from 1976 to 1986. He then became executive director/fund raising consultant for Utah Boys Ranch from 1991 until his retirement.
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Buttars served on the following committees:
- Health and Human Services Committee, Utah Senate
- Retirement and Independent Entities Committee, Utah Senate
- Rules Committee, Utah Senate
Buttars raised $151,292 for his campaign, while Rendell raised $64,836 and Maxfield raised $532. 
|Utah State Senate, District 10 (2008)|
|Chris Buttars (R)||19,766||49.6%|
|John Rendell (D)||17,986||45.1%|
|Steve Maxfield (C)||2,128||5.3%|
In 2008, a year in which Buttars was up for re-election, he collected $151,292 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Senate Republican Campaign Committee of Utah||$19,000|
|Utah County Legislative PAC||$9,000|
|Onyx Construction LLC||$5,000|
Buttars and his wife Helen have six children.
|Utah Senate District 10
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