txdrowTexas executed 805 people from 1930 through 2013, more than 300 more people than the second place state. If you only count the executions since 1977, considered the modern period, Texas leads by almost 400 executions.








Table 14. Executions, by jurisdiction, 1930–2013 Jurisdiction Since 1930 Since 1977 U.S. total 5,218 1,359 Texas 805 508 Georgia 419 53 New York 329 0 North Carolina 306 43 California 305 13 Florida 251 81 Ohio 224 52 South Carolina 205 43 Virginia 202 110 Alabama 191 56 Mississippi 175 21 Oklahoma 168 108 Louisiana 161 28 Pennsylvania 155 3 Arkansas 145 27 Missouri 132 70 Kentucky 106 3 Illinois 102 12 Tennessee 99 6 Arizona 74 36 New Jersey 74 0 Maryland 73 5 Indiana 61 20 Washington 52 5 Colorado 48 1 Nevada 41 12 Dist. Columbia 40 0 West Virginia 40 0 Federal system 36 3 Delaware 28 16 Massachusetts 27 0 Connecticut 22 1 Oregon 21 2 Utah 20 7 Iowa 18 0 Kansas 15 0 Montana 9 3 New Mexico 9 1 Wyoming 8 1 Nebraska 7 3 Idaho 6 3 South Dakota 4 3 Vermont 4 0 New Hampshire 1 0 Note: Statistics on executions under civil authority have been collected by the federal government annually since 1930. Excludes 160 executions carried out by military authorities be Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS-8), 2013. Bureau of Justice Statistics Table 14. Executions, by jurisdiction, 1930–2013 Report title: Capital Punishment, 2013 - Statistical Tables NCJ 248448
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