Juan Carlos Romero (nació el 16 de noviembre de 1950), es un político argentino, miembro del Partido Justicialista. Senador Nacional por Salta, de 1987 a 1995, Gobernador de la provincia de Salta, por tres períodos consecutivos, de 1995 a 2007; y reelecto Senador Nacional por el período 2007 - 2013.
Actualmente es el Vicepresidente Primero del Senado de la Nación, y presidente del Partido Justicialista Distrito Salta. Nació en la ciudad de Salta en 1950. Hijo de Roberto Romero, gobernador de la Provincia de Salta durante 1983 y 1987).
Juan Carlos Romero (born 16 November 1950) is an Argentine Justicialist Party politician, a senator and formerly governor of Salta Province for 12 years.
Romero was born in Salta where his father Roberto Romero was a politician, later governor of the province. He studied law and political science at the University of Buenos Aires. A lawyer, he became deputy editor, and then editor of the Salta newspaper founded by his father, El Tribuno, from 1974.
In 1986 Romero became a Senator for Salta Province. Peronist Front for Loyalty ticket. The duo narrowly won the first round, but poor polling numbers persuaded Menem and Romero to forfeit the runoff.
He took a leading role in economics and was re-elected in 1992. In 1995 he was elected governor of Salta and was re-elected in 1999 and 2003. He launched a bid for the presidency ahead of the 2003 general election, though he ultimately ran as Carlos Menem's running mate on the
In 2007 he was again elected a Senator, with Juan Manuel Urtubey being elected governor of Salta. Romero was appointed Vice-President of the Senate in December 2007.
Although he had opposed Kirchnerism, he sat in the governing Front for Victory block in the Senate until 20 February 2009 when he announced that he and his fellow Salta Senator, Sonia Escudero, would be leaving the majority block.
Romero is formerly married to Betina Marcuzzi and has four children.
February 27, 2013