Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump duked it out on Sunday for the second presidential Debate. But there was one clear winner and it may come to as a surprise: undecided voter, Kenneth Bone, of Belleville, Illinois. Dawned in a bright red sweater, Bone captured the hearts of viewers watching the debate. The second presidential debate was a town hall meeting format.

The audience was made up of undecided voters. Some members of the audience had the opportunity to ask the presidential candidates questions. Bone won over hearts when he kindly asked Clinton and Trump a question about their policies on energy.

"What steps will your energy policy take to meet our energy needs while at the same time remaining environmentally friendly and minimizing job loss for fossil power plant workers?” Bone asked as his face lit up.

Kenneth Bone's new found fame

The internet went wild. Bone and his red sweater became an overnight sensation. So much so that red Izod sweater is now sold out online. In an interview with Access Hollywood's Alex Hudgens, and countless others, Bone said his Twitter account only had six followers before the debate. He said it was technically only five since two of the accounts belonged to his grandma.

His grandma had to create a new account after she forgot her password. He now has 12,000 followers and counting. He told the Associated Press when he got back to his car he had more than 400 friend requests on Facebook. His red sweater has its own social media accounts and fan pages.

Kenneth Bone said red sweater was not his first option out the door .

Bone said he wore the sweater as a plan B after he got into the car and split his pants.

Hundreds of internet memes have been created in honor the of the coal plant worker. There are even instructional websites on how to dress like the undecided voter for Halloween. Hopefully Izod restocks its red sweaters!

So what's next for Bone?

Media outlets have been tugging Bone left and right for interviews. So what's next for him? The 34-year-old says it's business at usual at the coal plant he works at in Illinois. 

 

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