7. At the beginning of the meeting, the mayors shall decide if the election is to take place by a voice vote or by secret ballot.
The mayors may, at the beginning of the meeting, decide the procedure for breaking a tie-vote.
Any decision made under the first or second paragraph and the decision designating a member of the council of the Community shall be made by a majority of the votes cast; the majority must include the votes of more than half the mayors of the territory who have voted.
Each mayor shall have a number of votes corresponding to the proportion between the population of the municipality of which he or she is the mayor and that of the territory composed of the mayors of the municipalities of the group. The number resulting from the calculation of the proportion shall take into account only the first two decimals.