In an interview on January 7, 2004 by CBS when he announced the possiblity of his candidacy, part of the interview which was not aired due to lack of time was about the new voting system now being implemented in many states. Nader simply stated, when asked:
"Mr. Nader, what is your opinion of the Diebold voting machines security capability?"
Mader: "they need to be scrupulously examined. Many states are getting on the bandwagon now and are examining whether these machines really can be manipulated"