They have sniffed below that beguiling surface a constitutional truffle of the kind they love to expose.
She succeeds David Ruffley as the Conservative Parliamentary candidate.
The current Conservative MP, David Ruffley, enjoys a majority of 12,380 votes.
Consolation for her in plenty for the South-East Cambridgeshire mix-up.
All four finalists are female, two are councillors, and three appeared in the race for South East Cambridgeshire.