Users with 5,000 reputation or more can share graphs from the site analytics but for the number of questions, we also have the Stack Exchange Data Explorer. This graph (source) shows the number of questions per day (averaged over a week). Yes, the number of questions spiked during the elections, but since then the situation returned to normal 2020 levels.


For what's worth it, since I have access, the analytics page gives this graph for traffic: There was a spike surrounding the election day and there seems to one now as well, but otherwise the traffic was not out of the ordinary in this time frame. On the sources sub-page, which only works for one month prior (and it's just a pie chart), about 2/3 of the ...

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