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A. Only candidates who participated in and were one of the top vote getters in the primary election, as defined and limited in the following, may be a candidate in the General Election.
1. For the election for mayor, if no candidate in the primary election receives a majority of the valid votes cast for the office, then the top two candidates shall be voted upon in the general election. The candidates shall be those candidates receiving the highest number of qualified votes in the primary election, including any ties if the number of votes received by each candidate places them within the top two vote receiving candidates. In the event of a tie vote in the general election, the winner shall be decided as provided by Arizona law.
2. For the election of each of the six council members, the candidates with the highest valid vote totals in the general election that is equal to the number of council positions not filled at the primary election shall be declared elected. In the event of a tie vote in the general election, the winner shall be decided as provided by Arizona law.
B. The number of candidates in the general election may be up to twice the number of vacancies remaining after the primary election, and the candidates shall be the top vote getters, plus any ties, not receiving a majority in the primary election.
C. No person may simultaneously run in the General Election in both the election for mayor and in the election for one of the council positions unfilled in the primary election.