ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Former Democratic lawmaker Gary Siplin is looking to return to Tallahassee in November. Siplin has opened a campaign account to run this year in Senate District 11 in Orange County, according to the state Division of Elections website.
Siplin was elected to a House seat in 2000 and moved to the Senate in 2002. He was forced out of office by term limits in 2012 and unsuccessfully ran against Sen. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando, in 2014. Thompson is planning to run for a congressional seat this year. Also in the Senate District 11 race are Apopka Democrats Chuck O'Neal and Robert Sindler.