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  1. Deliberations..
  2. Only members present. RCM 921(a).
  3. No superiority in rank used to influence other members. RCM 921(a).
  4. May request reopening of court to have record read back or for introduction ofadditional evidence. RCM 921(b).
  5. Voting..
  6. By secret written ballot, with all members voting.
  7. Guilty only if at least 2/3 vote for guilty.
  8. Fewer than 2/3 vote for guilty, then finding of not guilty results.
  9. Special procedure to find accused not guilty by reason of lack of mentalresponsibility. 10. Procedure..