May 11, 1988 |
Massachusetts Gov. Michael S. Dukakis notched big triumphs in the West Virginia and Nebraska primaries Tuesday, adding to the monthlong victory streak that has smoothed his path toward the Democratic presidential nomination. With 53% of West Virginia's precincts reporting, Dukakis led his lone rival, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, 79% to 14%. In Nebraska, Dukakis led Jackson 63% to 26% with 88% of the precincts reporting.