WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has made history by losing his re-election bid.

The Republican is the first incumbent to lose in the four decades since a change in the law allowed the state's chief executive to run again.

Pennsylvania Democratic Gov.elect Tom Wolf and his wife Frances, right, after voting Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Mount Wolf, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

He was defeated by Democrat Tom Wolf.

In New Hampshire, Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan won re-election.

Democrats have also captured Senate races in Delaware and Rhode Island. Chris Coons won a full six-year term in Delaware after winning a 2010 special election for Joe Biden's former seat. And Democrat Jack Reed was the winner in Rhode Island.

In Virginia, the college professor who pulled off a stunning upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a GOP primary, Dave Brat, was elected to Cantor's House seat.

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