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Capital Punishment, 2007 - Statistical Tables

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Advance count of executions:
January 1, 2008 - November 30, 2008

Jurisdiction Number of executions
Total 36
Texas 18
Virginia 4
Georgia 3
Ohio 2
Florida 2
Mississippi 2
Oklahoma 2
South Carolina 2
Kentucky 1
Note: In 2008, 35 of the executions were carried out by lethal injection; 1 execution in South Carolina was carried out by electrocution.
Source: National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS-8).
   See also Methodology.
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