|Utah State Senate District 19|
|2005 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||8|
|Per diem||$96/day (lodging) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2008|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Place of birth||Ogden, UT|
|Religion||Latter Day Saints|
Christensen's political experience began with his service as a board member on the Weber County Mosquito Abatement District in 1987. He then served as councilman for North Ogden City Council from 1986 to 1994. He was a Republican County and State Delegate in 2000 and again in 2004. Christensen joined the Utah State Senate in 2005. He has served in that position since, representing the 19th district.
Christensen has worked as a pediatric dentist since 1973.
Christensen attended Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and Weber State in 1969. He went on to earn his DDS from the University of Pacific in 1973. He then received his Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Oregon Health Sciences in 1978.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Christensen has been appointed to the following committees:
- Health and Human Services Committee, Utah State Senate
- Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee, Utah State Senate
- Subcommittee on Social Services Appropriations, Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Christensen served on the following committees:
- Health and Human Services Committee, Utah Senate
- Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee, Utah Senate
- See also: Utah State Senate elections, 2012
Christensen is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Utah State Senate District 19. He is running against Dan Deuel in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. 
Christensen raised $50,696 for his campaign, while Hansen raised $16,967. 
|Utah State Senate, District 19 (2008)|
|Allen Christensen (R)||21,630||62.8%|
|Bill Hansen (D)||12,788||37.2%|
In 2008, a year in which Christensen was up for re-election, he collected $50,696 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Utah Ambulatory Surgery Center Association||$5,000|
|Utah Republican Senate Campaign Committee||$5,000|
|Utah Medical Association||$1,500|
Christensen and his wife Janis have six children.
- Sen. Christensen's website
- Official Utah State Senate website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
|Utah Senate District 19
| Succeeded by|