|Utah House of Representatives District 32|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$96/day (lodging) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Brigham Young University, 1977|
|J.D.||McGeorge School of Law, University of Pacific, 1980|
|Birthday||August 18, 1953|
|Place of birth||Upland, CA|
|Profession||Business Owner, Real Estate Development|
|Religion||Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints|
Christensen received a B.A. from Brigham Young University and a J.D. from the University of the Pacific. He is a real estate developer and private attorney.
During his time in law school, Christensen was a legislative assistant for the Governor of California (1978), and also a judicial law clerk (1979-1980).
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Christensen served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Health and Human Services, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Christensen served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
Christensen won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 32 due to redistricting. Christensen defeated Austin Linford in the Republican convention and defeated Alain Balmanno (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. 
|Utah House of Representatives, District 32, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||LaVar Christensen Incumbent||66.8%||10,940|
|Utah House of Representatives, District 48 General Election (2010)|
|LaVar Christensen (R)||5,327|
|Trisha Beck (D)||4,675|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, when Christensen first won election to the House, he collected $43,267 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Utah House Republican Elections Committee||$4,000|
|Bill and Linda Perry||$2,500|
|David L Clark||$2,000|
Christensen and his wife, Sue, have three children.
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- LaVar Christensen on the Utah House of Representatives website
- LaVar Christensen's biography on Project Vote Smart
- LaVar Christensen's legislative profile on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
Fred Cox (R)
|Utah House of Representatives District 32
| Succeeded by|
Trisha Beck (D)
|Utah House of Representatives District 48
| Succeeded by|
Keven Stratton (R)