The Next to Die Watching death row
people were executed in from 1976 through 2020.
For five and a half years, The Next to Die tracked every execution scheduled in the country, starting in 2015. This is what we learned. Although we are no longer updating these pages, you can read our continuing coverage of capital punishment in our new series Death Sentences.

Of the nationwide executions from 1976 through 2020, were carried out in .

Past Executions in
There were executions in from 1976 through 2020. Read about the cases behind the names.
    All since 1976 ↓

The Next to Die uses data from the Death Penalty Information Center combined with reporting from The Marshall Project and our partners.
Additional research by Maya Bernstein
Additional development by Gabe Isman
Additional design by Elan Kiderman
This project created in conjunction with