Nothing in the preceding section [73-10-1 N.M. Stat. Ann.] shall be construed to in any manner affect the rights of water users under community ditches in towns or villages in this state as to their voting power in determining whether any such ditch shall be included in an irrigation district, and each of said water users shall have the same right and voice in determining such question and in the signing of the statement provided for in Section 1 [73-10-1 N.M. Stat. Ann.] as he has in the control and management of such ditch.