US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

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List of the US states with the most inmates on death row. Connecticut abolished capital punishment in April 2012, becoming the 17th state without the death penalty - and the 5th to repeal the law since 2007. Connecticut and New Mexico both have prisoners currently sentenced to death, even though capital punishment has been outlawed in those states.

The numbers below were recorded January 1, 2012.
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    California is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    California 723

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    Florida is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Florida 402

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    Texas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Texas 312

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    Pennsylvania is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Pennsylvania 211

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    Alabama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Alabama 202

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    North Carolina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    North Carolina 166

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    Ohio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Ohio 151

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    Georgia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Georgia 99

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    Louisiana is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Louisiana 89

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    Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Tennessee 88

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    Nevada is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Nevada 80

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    Oklahoma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Oklahoma 70

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    South Carolina is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    South Carolina 58

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    Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Mississippi 56

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    Missouri is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Missouri 47

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    Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Arkansas 40

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    Oregon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Oregon 37

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    Kentucky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Kentucky 35

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    Delaware is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Delaware 19

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    Idaho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Idaho 14

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    Indiana is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Indiana 14

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    Virginia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Virginia 12

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    Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Connecticut 11 (abolished death penality in 2012, but did not make the law retroactive)

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    Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Nebraska 11

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    Kansas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Kansas 10

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    Utah is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Utah 9

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    Washington is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Washington 9

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    Maryland is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Maryland 5

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    Colorado is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Colorado 4

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    South Dakota is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    South Dakota 4

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    Montana is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Montana 2

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    New Mexico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    New Mexico 2 (abolished the death penalty in 2007, but did not make the law retroactive)

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    New Hampshire is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    New Hampshire 1

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    Wyoming is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list US States with the Most Prisoners on Death Row

    Wyoming 1

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