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Capital Punishment, 2006 - Statistical Tables

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Table 9. Number of persons executed, by jurisdiction, 1930-2006
Jurisdiction Number executed
Since 1930 Since 1977
U.S. total 4,916     1,057    
Texas 676   379  
Georgia 405   39  
New York 329   0  
North Carolina 306   43  
California 305   13  
Florida 234   64  
South Carolina 198   36  
Ohio 196   24  
Virginia 190   98  
Alabama 170   35  
Mississippi 162   8  
Louisiana 160   27  
Pennsylvania 155   3  
Arkansas 145   27  
Oklahoma 143   83  
Missouri 128   66  
Kentucky 105   2  
Illinois 102   12  
Tennessee 95   2  
New Jersey 74   0  
Maryland 73   5  
Arizona 60   22  
Indiana 58   17  
Washington 51   4  
Colorado 48   1  
Nevada 41   12  
District of Columbia 40   0  
West Virginia 40   0  
Federal system 36   3  
Massachusetts 27   0  
Delaware 26   14  
Connecticut 22   1  
Oregon 21   2  
Utah 19   6  
Iowa 18   0  
Kansas 15   0  
Montana 9   3  
New Mexico 9   1  
Wyoming 8   1  
Nebraska 7   3  
Idaho 4   1  
Vermont 4   0  
New Hampshire 1   0  
South Dakota 1   0  
Note: Military authorities carried out an additional 160 executions between 1930 and 1961.
Source: National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS-8).
   See also Methodology.
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