254pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019.
A collection of essays that analyse the party campaigns and the results, and explore "how the ANC managed to manufacture a sixth electoral victory despite its disastrous record in government since 2014." from the back cover
"South African Democracy at Risk? The troubled context of the 2019 general elections" by Roger Southall
"Trends in Voter Participation: registration, turnout and the disengaging electorate" by Collette Schulz-Herzenberg
"A Campaign Born of Desperation: the 'good ANC' battles the 'bad ANC' in the electoral last chance saloon" by Anthony Butler
"Credible but Flawed: the management of the elections" by Kealeboga J. Maphunye
"The Smaller Parties: who's in and who's out" by Cherrel Africa.
Collette Schulz-Herzenberg is Senior Lecturer in Political Science, Stellenbosch University.
Roger Southall is Emeritus Professor in Sociology, University of Cape Town.