Students joined teachers in the Los Angeles teachers strike in January. Six months later, voters rejected a tax hike to increase funding for public schools. (Photo by David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News.)

In summary

With the prospect of a major battle over Proposition 13 on next year’s ballot, the likely combatants on both sides of the split roll fight are sifting through the results from this month’s special election in Los Angeles in which an effort to increase taxes on business properties was soundly defeated.

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