March 28, 2014

Number of Executions in Each State Since 1977

Drag the pointer on the timeline above the map to see how many executions have occurred in each state in a given year or overall since 1977, the year after the Supreme Court reaffirmed its approval of the death penalty. For more information on public opinion about the death penalty, see “Shrinking Majority of Americans Support Death Penalty” and a related Fact Tank post.

 

Also see a shareable gif of the interactive. Each dot represents one execution by the state, not the location in the state where the execution took place.

 

  • 1977
  • 1980
  • 1985
  • 1990
  • 1995
  • 2000
  • 2005
  • 2010
  • 2014
State Executions in 1977 Total
Utah 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1978 Total
Utah 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1979 Total
Utah 0 1
Florida 1 1
Nevada 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1980 Total
Utah 0 1
Florida 0 1
Nevada 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1981 Total
Utah 0 1
Florida 0 1
Nevada 0 1
Indiana 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1982 Total
Utah 0 1
Florida 0 1
Nevada 0 1
Indiana 0 1
Texas 1 1
Virginia 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1983 Total
Utah 0 1
Florida 1 2
Nevada 0 1
Indiana 0 1
Texas 0 2
Virginia 0 1
Alabama 1 1
Georgia 1 1
Louisiana 1 1
Mississippi 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1984 Total
Utah 0 1
Florida 8 10
Nevada 0 1
Indiana 0 1
Texas 3 4
Virginia 1 2
Alabama 0 1
Georgia 2 3
Louisiana 5 6
Mississippi 0 1
North Carolina 2 2

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1985 Total
Utah 0 1
Florida 3 13
Nevada 1 2
Indiana 1 2
Texas 6 10
Virginia 2 4
Alabama 0 1
Georgia 3 6
Louisiana 1 7
Mississippi 0 1
North Carolina 0 2
South Carolina 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1986 Total
Utah 0 1
Florida 3 16
Nevada 0 2
Indiana 0 2
Texas 10 20
Virginia 1 5
Alabama 1 2
Georgia 1 7
Louisiana 0 7
Mississippi 0 1
North Carolina 1 3
South Carolina 1 2

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1987 Total
Utah 1 2
Florida 1 17
Nevada 0 2
Indiana 0 2
Texas 6 26
Virginia 1 6
Alabama 1 3
Georgia 5 12
Louisiana 8 15
Mississippi 2 3
North Carolina 0 3
South Carolina 0 2

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1988 Total
Utah 1 3
Florida 2 19
Nevada 0 2
Indiana 0 2
Texas 3 29
Virginia 1 7
Alabama 0 3
Georgia 1 13
Louisiana 3 18
Mississippi 0 3
North Carolina 0 3
South Carolina 0 2

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1989 Total
Utah 0 3
Florida 2 21
Nevada 2 4
Indiana 0 2
Texas 4 33
Virginia 1 8
Alabama 4 7
Georgia 1 14
Louisiana 0 18
Mississippi 1 4
North Carolina 0 3
South Carolina 0 2
Missouri 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1990 Total
Utah 0 3
Florida 4 25
Nevada 1 5
Indiana 0 2
Texas 4 37
Virginia 3 11
Alabama 1 8
Georgia 0 14
Louisiana 1 19
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 0 3
South Carolina 1 3
Missouri 4 5
Oklahoma 1 1
Arkansas 2 2
Illinois 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1991 Total
Utah 0 3
Florida 2 27
Nevada 0 5
Indiana 0 2
Texas 5 42
Virginia 2 13
Alabama 0 8
Georgia 1 15
Louisiana 1 20
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 1 4
South Carolina 1 4
Missouri 1 6
Oklahoma 0 1
Arkansas 0 2
Illinois 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1992 Total
Utah 1 4
Florida 2 29
Nevada 0 5
Indiana 0 2
Texas 12 54
Virginia 4 17
Alabama 2 10
Georgia 0 15
Louisiana 0 20
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 1 5
South Carolina 0 4
Missouri 1 7
Oklahoma 2 3
Arkansas 2 4
Illinois 0 1
Arizona 1 1
Delaware 1 1
California 1 1
Wyoming 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1993 Total
Utah 0 4
Florida 3 32
Nevada 0 5
Indiana 0 2
Texas 17 71
Virginia 5 22
Alabama 0 10
Georgia 2 17
Louisiana 1 21
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 0 5
South Carolina 0 4
Missouri 4 11
Oklahoma 0 3
Arkansas 0 4
Illinois 0 1
Arizona 2 3
Delaware 2 3
California 1 2
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1994 Total
Utah 0 4
Florida 1 33
Nevada 0 5
Indiana 1 3
Texas 14 85
Virginia 2 24
Alabama 0 10
Georgia 1 18
Louisiana 0 21
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 1 6
South Carolina 0 4
Missouri 0 11
Oklahoma 0 3
Arkansas 5 9
Illinois 1 2
Arizona 0 3
Delaware 1 4
California 0 2
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 1 2
Maryland 1 1
Nebraska 1 1
Idaho 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1995 Total
Utah 0 4
Florida 3 36
Nevada 0 5
Indiana 0 3
Texas 19 104
Virginia 5 29
Alabama 2 12
Georgia 2 20
Louisiana 1 22
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 2 8
South Carolina 1 5
Missouri 6 17
Oklahoma 3 6
Arkansas 2 11
Illinois 5 7
Arizona 1 4
Delaware 1 5
California 0 2
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 2
Maryland 0 1
Nebraska 0 1
Idaho 0 1
Montana 1 1
Pennsylvania 2 2

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1996 Total
Utah 1 5
Florida 2 38
Nevada 1 6
Indiana 1 4
Texas 3 107
Virginia 8 37
Alabama 1 13
Georgia 2 22
Louisiana 1 23
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 0 8
South Carolina 6 11
Missouri 6 23
Oklahoma 2 8
Arkansas 1 12
Illinois 1 8
Arizona 2 6
Delaware 3 8
California 2 4
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 2
Maryland 0 1
Nebraska 1 2
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 1
Pennsylvania 0 2
Oregon 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1997 Total
Utah 0 5
Florida 1 39
Nevada 0 6
Indiana 1 5
Texas 37 144
Virginia 9 46
Alabama 3 16
Georgia 0 22
Louisiana 1 24
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 0 8
South Carolina 2 13
Missouri 6 29
Oklahoma 1 9
Arkansas 4 16
Illinois 2 10
Arizona 2 8
Delaware 0 8
California 0 4
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 2
Maryland 1 2
Nebraska 1 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 1
Pennsylvania 0 2
Oregon 1 2
Kentucky 1 1
Colorado 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1998 Total
Utah 0 5
Florida 4 43
Nevada 1 7
Indiana 1 6
Texas 20 164
Virginia 13 59
Alabama 1 17
Georgia 1 23
Louisiana 0 24
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 3 11
South Carolina 7 20
Missouri 3 32
Oklahoma 4 13
Arkansas 1 17
Illinois 1 11
Arizona 4 12
Delaware 0 8
California 1 5
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 1 3
Maryland 1 3
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 1 2
Pennsylvania 0 2
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 1
Colorado 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 1999 Total
Utah 1 6
Florida 1 44
Nevada 1 8
Indiana 1 7
Texas 35 199
Virginia 14 73
Alabama 2 19
Georgia 0 23
Louisiana 1 25
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 4 15
South Carolina 4 24
Missouri 9 41
Oklahoma 6 19
Arkansas 4 21
Illinois 1 12
Arizona 7 19
Delaware 2 10
California 2 7
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 3
Maryland 0 3
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 2
Pennsylvania 1 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 1 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2000 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 6 50
Nevada 0 8
Indiana 0 7
Texas 40 239
Virginia 8 81
Alabama 4 23
Georgia 0 23
Louisiana 1 26
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 1 16
South Carolina 1 25
Missouri 5 46
Oklahoma 11 30
Arkansas 2 23
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 3 22
Delaware 1 11
California 1 8
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 3
Maryland 0 3
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 2
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 0 1
Tennessee 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2001 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 1 51
Nevada 1 9
Indiana 2 9
Texas 17 256
Virginia 2 83
Alabama 0 23
Georgia 4 27
Louisiana 0 26
Mississippi 0 4
North Carolina 5 21
South Carolina 0 25
Missouri 7 53
Oklahoma 18 48
Arkansas 1 24
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 22
Delaware 2 13
California 1 9
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 1 4
Maryland 0 3
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 2
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 1 2
Tennessee 0 1
Federal Government 2 2
New Mexico 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2002 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 3 54
Nevada 0 9
Indiana 0 9
Texas 33 289
Virginia 4 87
Alabama 2 25
Georgia 4 31
Louisiana 1 27
Mississippi 2 6
North Carolina 2 23
South Carolina 3 28
Missouri 6 59
Oklahoma 7 55
Arkansas 0 24
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 22
Delaware 0 13
California 1 10
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 4
Maryland 0 3
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 2
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 3 5
Tennessee 0 1
Federal Government 0 2
New Mexico 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2003 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 3 57
Nevada 0 9
Indiana 2 11
Texas 24 313
Virginia 2 89
Alabama 3 28
Georgia 3 34
Louisiana 0 27
Mississippi 0 6
North Carolina 7 30
South Carolina 0 28
Missouri 2 61
Oklahoma 14 69
Arkansas 1 25
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 22
Delaware 0 13
California 0 10
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 4
Maryland 0 3
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 2
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 3 8
Tennessee 0 1
Federal Government 1 3
New Mexico 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2004 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 2 59
Nevada 2 11
Indiana 0 11
Texas 23 336
Virginia 5 94
Alabama 2 30
Georgia 2 36
Louisiana 0 27
Mississippi 0 6
North Carolina 4 34
South Carolina 4 32
Missouri 0 61
Oklahoma 6 75
Arkansas 1 26
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 22
Delaware 0 13
California 0 10
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 4
Maryland 1 4
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 2
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 7 15
Tennessee 0 1
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2005 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 1 60
Nevada 0 11
Indiana 5 16
Texas 19 355
Virginia 0 94
Alabama 4 34
Georgia 3 39
Louisiana 0 27
Mississippi 1 7
North Carolina 5 39
South Carolina 3 35
Missouri 5 66
Oklahoma 4 79
Arkansas 1 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 22
Delaware 1 14
California 2 12
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 4
Maryland 1 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 2
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 4 19
Tennessee 0 1
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2006 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 4 64
Nevada 1 12
Indiana 1 17
Texas 24 379
Virginia 4 98
Alabama 1 35
Georgia 0 39
Louisiana 0 27
Mississippi 1 8
North Carolina 4 43
South Carolina 1 36
Missouri 0 66
Oklahoma 4 83
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 22
Delaware 0 14
California 1 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 4
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 1 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 5 24
Tennessee 1 2
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2007 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 0 64
Nevada 0 12
Indiana 2 19
Texas 26 405
Virginia 0 98
Alabama 3 38
Georgia 1 40
Louisiana 0 27
Mississippi 0 8
North Carolina 0 43
South Carolina 1 37
Missouri 0 66
Oklahoma 3 86
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 1 23
Delaware 0 14
California 0 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 4
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 2
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 2 26
Tennessee 2 4
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1
South Dakota 1 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2008 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 2 66
Nevada 0 12
Indiana 0 19
Texas 18 423
Virginia 4 102
Alabama 0 38
Georgia 3 43
Louisiana 0 27
Mississippi 2 10
North Carolina 0 43
South Carolina 3 40
Missouri 0 66
Oklahoma 2 88
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 23
Delaware 0 14
California 0 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 4
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 1 3
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 2 28
Tennessee 0 4
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1
South Dakota 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2009 Total
Utah 0 6
Florida 2 68
Nevada 0 12
Indiana 1 20
Texas 24 447
Virginia 3 105
Alabama 6 44
Georgia 3 46
Louisiana 0 27
Mississippi 0 10
North Carolina 0 43
South Carolina 2 42
Missouri 1 67
Oklahoma 3 91
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 23
Delaware 0 14
California 0 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 4
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 3
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 5 33
Tennessee 2 6
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1
South Dakota 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2010 Total
Utah 1 7
Florida 1 69
Nevada 0 12
Indiana 0 20
Texas 17 464
Virginia 3 108
Alabama 5 49
Georgia 2 48
Louisiana 1 28
Mississippi 3 13
North Carolina 0 43
South Carolina 0 42
Missouri 0 67
Oklahoma 3 94
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 1 24
Delaware 0 14
California 0 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 1 5
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 1
Montana 0 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 3
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 8 41
Tennessee 0 6
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1
South Dakota 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2011 Total
Utah 0 7
Florida 2 71
Nevada 0 12
Indiana 0 20
Texas 13 477
Virginia 1 109
Alabama 6 55
Georgia 4 52
Louisiana 0 28
Mississippi 2 15
North Carolina 0 43
South Carolina 1 43
Missouri 1 68
Oklahoma 2 96
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 4 28
Delaware 1 15
California 0 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 5
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 1 2
Montana 0 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 3
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 5 46
Tennessee 0 6
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1
South Dakota 0 1

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2012 Total
Utah 0 7
Florida 3 74
Nevada 0 12
Indiana 0 20
Texas 15 492
Virginia 0 109
Alabama 0 55
Georgia 0 52
Louisiana 0 28
Mississippi 6 21
North Carolina 0 43
South Carolina 0 43
Missouri 0 68
Oklahoma 6 102
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 6 34
Delaware 1 16
California 0 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 5
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 1 3
Montana 0 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 3
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 3 49
Tennessee 0 6
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1
South Dakota 2 3

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2013 Total
Utah 0 7
Florida 7 81
Nevada 0 12
Indiana 0 20
Texas 16 508
Virginia 1 110
Alabama 1 56
Georgia 1 53
Louisiana 0 28
Mississippi 0 21
North Carolina 0 43
South Carolina 0 43
Missouri 2 70
Oklahoma 6 108
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 2 36
Delaware 0 16
California 0 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 5
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 3
Montana 0 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 3
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 3 52
Tennessee 0 6
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1
South Dakota 0 3

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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State Executions in 2014 Total
Utah 0 7
Florida 4 85
Nevada 0 12
Indiana 0 20
Texas 4 512
Virginia 0 110
Alabama 0 56
Georgia 0 53
Louisiana 0 28
Mississippi 0 21
North Carolina 0 43
South Carolina 0 43
Missouri 3 73
Oklahoma 2 110
Arkansas 0 27
Illinois 0 12
Arizona 0 36
Delaware 0 16
California 0 13
Wyoming 0 1
Washington 0 5
Maryland 0 5
Nebraska 0 3
Idaho 0 3
Montana 0 3
Pennsylvania 0 3
Oregon 0 2
Kentucky 0 3
Colorado 0 1
Ohio 1 53
Tennessee 0 6
Federal Government 0 3
New Mexico 0 1
Connecticut 0 1
South Dakota 0 3

Source: Death Penalty Information Center

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