Peter Lavallee | KNKX

Peter Lavallee

Ted S. Warren / AP Photo

Tens of millions of dollars have been raised in campaigns for and against ballot initiatives, as well as several legislative and congressional races across the state. 

KNKX Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick spoke with the executive director of the state's Public Disclosure Commission, Peter Lavallee, about the rules governing campaign spending and whether this year's election cycle could be a "new normal" for Washington.