The C-suite has been relatively quiet about the presidential election, as executives fear becoming a political target.

Corporate leaders have largely gone quiet on both candidates, who will debate on Thursday for the first time since 2020.Erin Schaff/The New York TimesQuiet in the C-suite

Three years ago, corporate leaders openly spoke out against Donald Trump over his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack. But as the former president leads in many polls this time around, most in the C-suite are staying quiet.

In 2021, C.E.O.s including Mary Barra of General Motors and Doug McMillon of Walmart publicly urged a peaceful transition of power. This time, leaders have largely stayed out of the political fray. Only a handful of executives have publicly supported Trump, who was willing to go after perceived enemies in corporate American when he was in

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