Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership
According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Rep. Shuler has voted with the House Democratic leadership 83.2% of the time. That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 86.6% of the time in 2010.
Washington Post Analysis
A separate analysis from The Washington Post, concluded that he votes 84% of the time with the majority of rank-and-file Democrats in the House of Representatives.