School funding plan 'yes' votes approaching 52%, of 1.06 million cast.
Day, 77, left office in 2011 after representing northwest district 12 years.
KidsCare could provide health care for 30,000 children
In Tucson speech, he points to increased spending for K-12, universities, JTED.
Legislature works until nearly 2 am Wednesday, restoring some school funding.
Leaders tell lawmakers they plan to have 'a pretty good work day.'
Republican House members hold out for more education funding in spending package.
Arizona lawmakers still in session Friday; floor debates expected on $9.58 billion budget.
City asked for review of ruling that its hybrid election system is unconstitutional.