CCHQ are said to be e-mailing ballot papers to members whom are on their database.
This raises questions about who is actually going to receive a ballot paper. The CCHQ database is made up of members who joined via the website. Those who joined in other ways such as via their local association may not receive a ballot.
Deputy Chair' candidate Clare Hilley said: "The CCHQ database is soley comprised of members who joined via the CF website. As I joined through my local association I am still awaiting my ballot paper..."