Notes of explanation:
This information has been compiled from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and various news sources. Please note that these figures correspond with the county in which the case originated, not where the trial occurred. The information on this map is current as of December 13, 2017.
TCADP’s most recent year end report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2020: The Year in Review, is available online.
Click here for a map of new death sentences by county from 2015 to 2019.
Click here for more information about the death penalty at the county level.