Any candidate who shall receive at the primary election a majority of all the votes cast shall be declared to be elected to the office for which he or she is a candidate effective as of the date of the general election, and no further election shall be held as to the candidate; provided that if more candidates receive a majority than there are offices to be filled than those equal in number to the offices to be filled receiving the highest number of votes shall be declared elected.
(A.R.S. § 9-821.01)  (1986 Code, § 2-3-1)