Corey Lewandowski says GOP will have 'much better' night than expected

Former Trump campaign manager Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiThe Hill's Morning Report — Groundhog Day: Negotiations implode as shutdown reaches 20 days Chris Christie declines White House chief of staff role The Hill's Morning Report — Trump maintains his innocence amid mounting controversies MORE said on Tuesday that Republicans will have a much better night than expected in the midterms. 

"The only seat that the Democrats have won as we talk right now is the Comstock seat in Virginia-10," Lewandowski told Hill.TV's John Solomon. 

"So if the Democrats are going to have a large blue wave that is going to sweep over the country, they need to win Kentucky 6th, the three seats in Virginia and start to pick off those numbers, and they haven't done that yet," he continued. 

"You put that coupled with what seems to be a very, very good night in Tennessee with Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnBarr hearing marks first time Senate Judiciary has GOP women serving on panel Live coverage: Trump AG pick grilled on Mueller probe at confirmation hearing Overnight Defense: Appeals court sides with Trump on transgender military ban | Trump threatens years-long shutdown | Trump floats declaring national emergency to build wall with military MORE, a win in Indiana, the Republicans are going to have a much better night than predicted," he said. 

Lewandowski went on to say that Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) will win his Senate race against incumbent Sen. Bill NelsonClarence (Bill) William NelsonFlorida lawmaker diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Rick Scott threw party at Florida governor’s mansion after DeSantis and family had moved in: report Restoration of voting rights by felons marks shift in Florida MORE (D-Fla.) and that former Rep. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisFlorida governor suspends Palm Beach County elections supervisor Florida governor threatens Airbnb over West Bank settlements Florida governor announces sheriff's suspension over Parkland shooting MORE (R-Fla.) will beat Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D) in the state's gubernatorial race.

The former Trump campaign manager's comments come as polls across the country close on Election Night. 

Democrats got their first win of the evening with Jennifer Wexton's victory of Rep. Barbara ComstockBarbara Jean ComstockDems win Virginia state Senate special election Dem rep asks for asks for pay to be withheld during shutdown New Dem lawmaker hangs trans flag outside office on Capitol Hill MORE (R-Va.) in Virginia's 10th congressional district. 

Democrats are favored to win control of the House, while Republicans are expected to keep their hold on the Senate.

— Julia Manchester