Four-Party Coalition begins difficult process of electing new leader

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The Four Party Coalition - a group of four right-of-centre opposition parties - is beginning the process of electing a single leader. It's a painstaking process - the coalition ranges from centre to right, including Christian Democrats, former members of the Civic Democrats who defected to form the Freedom Union, and several smaller right-wing parties. The Four-Party Coalition is a negligible force in the lower house - the Chamber of Deputies - but did very well in recent Senate and local elections. But can the party unite around a single leader and stay together in the long term? Ivan Pilip is an MP for the Freedom Union, and earlier today Lucie Krupickova asked him why the elections had been so successful for the Four Party Coalition:

Author: Lucie Krupičková
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