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

Former Trump campaign manager Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump heads to California The Hill's Morning Report - What is Trump's next move on Iran? Democrats headed for a subpoena showdown with White House 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 BlackburnThe evolution of Taylor Swift's political activism Kellyanne Conway responds to Taylor Swift criticism by invoking pop star's lyrics Is there internet life after thirty? 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 NelsonAl Franken says he 'absolutely' regrets resigning Democrats target Florida Hispanics in 2020 Poll: Six Democrats lead Trump in Florida match-ups MORE (D-Fla.) and that former Rep. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisTrump parts ways with key Florida adviser: report Death and destruction: A timeline of Hurricane Dorian How to take politics beyond charges of racism 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 ComstockGun debate raises stakes in battle for Virginia legislature Progressives face steep odds in ousting incumbent Democrats K Street giants scoop up coveted ex-lawmakers 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