The quest for 'three thirds' : the ANC's 2014 election campaign

SOURCE: State of the Nation South Africa 2016: who is in charge?: mandates, accountability and contestations in the South African state
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2016
TITLE AUTHOR(S): R.Ranchod
SOURCE EDITOR(S): D.Plaatjies, M.Chitiga-Mabugu, C.Hongoro, T.Meyiwa, M.Nkondo, F.Nyamnjoh
KEYWORDS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (ANC), ELECTIONS, ELECTORAL SYSTEM
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9081

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Abstract

This chapter examines the means by which the ANC utilises its discursive power, the power it derives through its political communications, in election campaigns to retain political primacy in democratic South Africa.