Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-2392 Tie Vote; Primary And General Election

48-2392. Tie vote; primary and general election

A. If, at any election held as provided in this article, there are two or more candidates who are tied for the highest number of votes cast for a single office, then as to that office the election shall be considered to be a primary election for the nomination of candidates for that office, and a second or general election shall be held not less than thirty days following the canvassing of election returns, to vote for a candidate to fill that office. The candidates who were not elected at the first election and who were tied for the highest number of votes for the office at the first election shall be the only candidates at the second election.

B. The candidate who receives the highest number of votes at the second election held pursuant to subsection A shall be declared elected to such office.

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