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 demands Bidens testify Pence files paperwork for Trump to be on New Hampshire ballot Cash surge puts more Senate races in play 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 BlackburnTrump circuit court nominee in jeopardy amid GOP opposition Progressive freshmen jump into leadership PAC fundraising On The Money: US paid record .1B in tariffs in September | Dems ramp up oversight of 'opportunity zones' | Judge hints at letting House lawsuit over Trump tax returns proceed 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 NelsonBottom Line Bottom Line Media and candidates should be ashamed that they don't talk about obesity MORE (D-Fla.) and that former Rep. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisSaagar Enjeti: Republicans lost Kentucky by failing to appeal to working class Saagar Enjeti: Republicans lost Kentucky by screwing the working class Burr promises bill to tax scholarships of student athletes who profit off their likenesses 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