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Capital Punishment, 2007 - Statistical Tables

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Table 9. Number of persons executed, by jurisdiction, 1930-2007
    Number executed
Jurisdiction      Since 1930     Since 1977
U.S. total 4,958 1,099
Texas   702 405
Georgia   406 40
New York   329 0
North Carolina   306 43
California   305 13
Florida   234 64
South Carolina   199 37
Ohio   198 26
Virginia   190 98
Alabama   173 38
Mississippi   162 8
Louisiana   160 27
Pennsylvania   155 3
Oklahoma   146 86
Arkansas   145 27
Missouri   128 66
Kentucky   105 2
Illinois   102 12
Tennessee   97 4
New Jersey   74 0
Maryland   73 5
Arizona   61 23
Indiana   60 19
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
Vermont   4 0
Idaho   4 1
South Dakota   2 1
New Hampshire   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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