Incumbent pro-Western president Milo Djukanovic is seeking another five-year term as Montenegrins head to the polls.
NATO member Montenegro votes in presidential election
Montenegrins are voting in a presidential election that will influence the outcome of a parliamentary vote in June as well as the small Adriatic country’s stance toward the West and its ties with neighbouring Serbia.
Polling stations in Montenegro, which is a NATO member and a candidate to join the European Union, opened at 7am (0600 GMT) on Sunday and close at 8pm (1900 GMT).
First unofficial results by pollsters, based on a sample of the electorate, are expected about two hours later.
Milo Djukanovic, the incumbent pro-Western president, has held top political posts in the country for 33 years and is seeking another five-year term.