The news from the New York polls was good for Dukakis and improving for Jackson but bad for Gore.
Among likely Democratic primary voters, surveyed Monday and Tuesday by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, Massachusetts Gov. Michael S. Dukakis had the support of 48%, the Rev. Jesse Jackson had 33% and Tennessee Sen. Albert Gore Jr. had 6%, with 13% uncertain how they would vote next Tuesday. The poll of 359 people had a potential sampling error of 5% either way.