LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- There are new signs the 2012 presidential race is making its mark on Kentucky.

The Obama-Biden headquarters opened Saturday along Baxter Avenue.

Volunteers say the event was meant to get supporters fired up about re-electing the president.

Democratic leaders like Mayor Greg Fischer and Congressman John Yarmuth were on hand urging attendees to lend their support.

"I can't tell you how frustrating it's been the last few years, for Republicans in Congress who supported certain policies 20 years ago but now don't because President Obama attached his name on it," says Representative John Yarmuth.

Kentucky is traditionally a red state -- and could play a role in determining the Republican presidential nominee.

This Obama headquarters in Louisville is the only one in the state.

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