We’re seeing multiple reports that Ben Carson is skipping his own primary-night party in New Hampshire tonight to get a jump on campaigning in South Carolina:

Don’t blame Ted Cruz this time.

The Real Clear Politics average of polls has Carson at 2.8% in New Hampshire and at 8.7% in South Carolina, so his move makes some sense.

Don’t forget to check out Townhall.com’s live New Hampshire Primary results tonight!