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Allen Christensen

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Allen Christensen
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Utah State Senate District 19
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$117/day
Per diem$96/day (lodging)
$61/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday09/27/1946
Place of birthOgden, UT
ProfessionPediatric Dentist
ReligionLatter Day Saints
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Allen Christensen has been a Republican member of the Utah State Senate since 2005, representing the 19th district.

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.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Christensen has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Christensen served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

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. [1]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Christensen won re-election to the 19th District Seat in the Utah State Senate, defeating opponent Bill Hansen.[2]

Christensen raised $50,696 for his campaign, while Hansen raised $16,967. [3]

Utah State Senate, District 19 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Allen Christensen (R) 21,630 62.8%
Bill Hansen (D) 12,788 37.2%

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, a year in which Christensen was up for re-election, he collected $50,696 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Utah Ambulatory Surgery Center Association $5,000
Utah Republican Senate Campaign Committee $5,000
Sheldon Killpack $3,000
Utah Medical Association $1,500

Personal

Christensen and his wife Janis have six children.

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Utah Senate District 19
2005–present
Succeeded by
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