Historically, the Liberals have held the riding since 1962, with a break from 1980 to 1993 when Conservative MP’s held the seat.
The riding shrunk in size when boundaries were redistributed in 2012, Vancouver Centre lost a portion of its southern end to the new district of Vancouver-Granville.
The territory lost the neighborhood of Fairview Slopes, it now runs along Arbutus Street to Main Street along West Sixth Avenue, West Fourth Avenue in Kitsilano, and East Second Avenue below Mount Pleasant.
Fry first won the riding back in 1993 when she defeated Conservative Prime Minister Kim Campbell.
She continues to be the longest-serving Liberal MP in B.C. history.
Fry was born in Trinidad and Tobago, she received medical training in Ireland before immigrating to Canada.
She spent 20 years as a family physician at St. Paul’s Hospital and served as President of the Canadian Medical Association.
Fry has also served as Minister of State for Multiculturalism and the Status of Women.
She is currently the party’s Health Critic.