Executions in Texas

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has overseen more executions than any other governor in the nation since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. Of the five governors who have overseen the most executions, three are from Texas.

Executions in Texas
Sources: Death Penalty Information Center; staff reports. The Washington Post. Published on August 23, 2011, 8:36 p.m.
 
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