Capital Punishment by State

A look at which U.S. states have the death penalty, and how many executions and death sentences each have had since capital punishment was reinstated in 1976.

Roll over each state for information on its use of capital punishment. E-mail us with comments or questions.

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Last Updated Feb. 13, 2009
SOURCE: Death Penalty Information Center (NOTE: Death row numbers do not include 2008.)
INTERACTIVE: Sarah Sampsel, Alyson Hurt -

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